From:   shaista husain <>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 08, 2011 6:12:30 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Fwd: #OccupyWallStreet with Art

This is incredible Justin!!! Brilliant!!


On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 9:17 AM, Justin Wedes <> wrote:

> Will be epic tonight. Saw things last night and it's incredible!

> One logistical point: would be great to seed the idea of keeping marches

> away from wall St tonight, as the last thing we need is a lockdown so nobody

> can get into gallery.

> -Justin



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> From: Justin Wedes <>

> Date: October 8, 2011 8:48:40 AM EDT

> To:, GEM Listserv

> <>

> Subject: #OccupyWallStreet with Art


> Dear friends,


> I am writing to invite you to a remarkable moment. Protest artists from all

> over the city - and the world - have converged onto #LibertyPlaza. You've

> seen their vast collage of signs, tshirts, video projections and more. Now

> it's time to take them to Wall Street:


> On Saturday, Oct. 8, for 6 hours only, Wall Street will be occupied with

> art. Not profiteering or credit default swaps. Not disenfranchising The 99%

> to prop up an unaccountable elite that peddles in influence over our

> schools, neighborhoods and public spaces. Just art. #OccupyArt.


> The site of this magnificent exhibit couldn't be more symbolic: the historic

> JP Morgan House, gutted and left for years to decay as our financial system

> collapsed. Inside 23 Wall Street, steps from the world's largest stock

> exchange, another exchange is happening. A peaceful, non-destructive

> exchange of creative ideas.


> Please come join us from 3-9pm at 23 Wall St. as we, the occupiers of Wall

> Street, exhibit #NoComment: a pop-up art show inspired by the

> #OccupyWallStreet movement.


> Sincerely,


> Justin Wedes

> 1 Organizer, NYC General Assemby