From:   Christian Smith-Socaris <>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 12, 2011 8:37:10 PM
Cc:; lio spiegler <>
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Flyer / Newspaper / Sticker Bombing

Passing to Outreach


On 10/12/2011 10:29 PM, lio spiegler wrote:

> another easy way to spread the word is using colorful sidewalk chalk.

> as long as it's dry outside for a few days, it can be seen by

> thousands. the jury is out on the legality of the matter but a chalk

> artist who got arrested is now suing the city for $1 million. probably

> settle for $50K... 8-)

> point is, it's cheap and creates less clutter than flyers and less

> waste than stickers and the production cost is $0.


> please pass over to outreach if you are on that group.


> together!





> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:35 PM, Bryant Bailey<> wrote:

>> Totally vote for sticker bombing, when i lived in belfast a new night club

>> used this as their only form of advertising and when the club opened they

>> had to turn people away after an hour. Would love to be a part of this

>> mission if it happens.


>> Bryant


>> On 12 October 2011 20:34, Sofía Gallisá Muriente<>

>> wrote:

>>> I'm not directly a part of outreach but I've been filling my bag with

>>> flyers and newspapers everytime I'm in the square and handing them out or

>>> dropping them off anywhere I go. I've heard there's a subway team and that

>>> outreach has divided itself amongst different subway lines, I also know

>>> there's a commitment from a lot of people at OWS en español to hand out

>>> newspapers in Spanish and other materials in Latino neighborhoods around the

>>> city. What you're asking for is being done to a certain extent but there

>>> could definitely be more done. I can't remember now if outreach has a table

>>> but there should be a place at the square where you can ask for a stack of

>>> whatever flyers/stickers/posters/handouts have been recently made so you can

>>> spread them in your neighborhood... I'm a fan of stickers, but yeah, please

>>> heed Daniel's advice.

>>> S


>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Daniel Levine<>

>>> wrote:

>>>> The message I just sent about the grafiti task force did not go through

>>>> to OWS outreach because I'm not a member of that googlegroup. Please be so

>>>> kind as to forward the message to them.

>>>> solidarity!!

>>>> d


>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Daniel Levine<>

>>>> wrote:

>>>>> GREAT Idea. However, just a word of caution from a ny punk. There is an

>>>>> NYPD "grafiti task force" and sticker bombing is illegal. They will arrest

>>>>> you if they catch you stickering. So think of it as an act of civil

>>>>> disobedience and BE CAREFUL.


>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Christian Smith-Socaris

>>>>> <> wrote:

>>>>>> I'm forwarding this to Outreach: there is a subway team currently

>>>>>> operating and people are being recruited to spread the word and organize

>>>>>> across the city. In addition we're looking at organizing tools now.


>>>>>> Please direct this energy in the outreach committee's direction so we

>>>>>> can stay coordinate and not duplicate efforts.


>>>>>> Christian


>>>>>> On 10/12/2011 05:36 PM, Renée Renata Bergan wrote:

>>>>>>> love this idea....

>>>>>>> *************************

>>>>>>> Renée Renata Bergan

>>>>>>> 805.698.3069








>>>>>>> On Oct 12, 2011, at 5:31 PM, Steven Macchia wrote:


>>>>>>>> It's come to my attention that word and interest of occupy wall

>>>>>>>> street

>>>>>>>> has not been circulating as much as some people (myself included)

>>>>>>>> would like in other parts of New York. I met with someone yesterday

>>>>>>>> (Who's looking to join the media team) who specializes in alternative

>>>>>>>> advertising, as well as taking the time to talk with some people

>>>>>>>> involved in the Arab Spring and the Spanish Revolution. They were all

>>>>>>>> surprised that we have been operating in such a limited space and

>>>>>>>> making people come to us, or watch online, if they are interested in

>>>>>>>> learning about the revolution.


>>>>>>>> Some of the suggested ideas in this discussion were:

>>>>>>>> -Getting teams on the subways handing out papers and flyers to inform

>>>>>>>> people of the revolution

>>>>>>>> -Getting teams of 15-20+ to go in to different areas of the city

>>>>>>>> every

>>>>>>>> day with hundreds of flyers or stickers about Occupy and taping /

>>>>>>>> sticking them to walls so that everywhere you go you see something

>>>>>>>> about the revolution

>>>>>>>> -"Sticker Bombing" was a suggested idea, so that you cover whole

>>>>>>>> walls / blocks / avenues with stickers about the revolution.




>>>>>>>> The idea being that you don't need a computer or a camera or the

>>>>>>>> internet to help spread the word of the revolution, but you can peak

>>>>>>>> someones interest because if every time the get on to or get off of

>>>>>>>> the subway, or everytime they leave they apartment building they see

>>>>>>>> 100 flyers and stickers of the revolution, they are going to want to

>>>>>>>> see what it is about and want to check it out.



>>>>>>>> (Also, who would I speak to about a proposal to move in to our second

>>>>>>>> camp, because it's getting to the point where so many people come to

>>>>>>>> our first and only camp that it's counter-productive because there is

>>>>>>>> no room to move, sleep, work etc.)