From:   Daniel Levine <danieltrumpets@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Thursday, October 13, 2011 7:28:30 AM
To:   Global Revolution Media <globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com>
Subject:   [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: Flyer / Newspaper / Sticker Bombing
 

I just want to add that Chalk drawing is absolutely illegal under the

NYC grafiti laws, as ridiculous as that is. Please advise people!

Chalking will give police cause to arrest you.

 

On Oct 13, 3:27 am, Steven Macchia <owsmediat...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, it is definitely something that i feel strongly about, but we would

> need to let participants know that there is a risk of arrest and/or fines if

> they are caught doing it.. Maybe thosewho wish to participate but dont want

> to risk arrest can use chalk, newspapers, or tape fliers around town? Just

> throwing out ideas?

>

>

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>

>

> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 1:26 AM, ddotto <toddodo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > I heartily encourage and would love to participate in all of these

> > activities - despite the fact that, excepting chalk drawings, they are *

> > illegal*!

>

> > Please be aware that stickers, too, are illegal, just as much as graffiti

> > with ink, acid, scratch and paint. Please advise all participants of this

> > fun and risky fact.

>

> > On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 12:15 AM, Bryant Bailey <bailey.brya...@gmail.com>wrote:

>

> >> -agree with Sophia

>

> >> t2011/10/12 Sofía Gallisá Muriente <rojoso...@gmail.com>

>

> >>> Stickers are cheap, people like putting them places and they can be made

> >>> quick! 1-800-Postcards is in downtown Manhattan, they're fast, cheap and

> >>> could *maybe* even be down with our cause and give us a discount? That

> >>> last bit might be wishful thinking but regardless, we need to get in

> >>> people's faces.

>

> >>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:49 PM, lio spiegler <b4i...@gmail.com> wrote:

>

> >>>> they aren't mutually exclusive  :-)

>

> >>>> I was just surprised that people outside of Century 21 or around the

> >>>> 9/11 memorial were oblivious to the OWS that was happening around the

> >>>> corner and some well placed chalk lines with arrows pointing the way

> >>>> could be a fun way to let them know.

>

> >>>> together!

>

> >>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Steven Macchia <

> >>>> owsmediat...@gmail.com> wrote:

> >>>> > I understand sidewalk chalk, however it is my opinion that even if

> >>>> fliers or

> >>>> > pieces of paper or stickers do cost a little bit of money, it would be

> >>>> more

> >>>> > effective and also catch the eye of a lot more people. Also with

> >>>> fliers

> >>>> > taped to walls, it's easily taken down so that there is no problem and

> >>>> > people are able to take the pieces of paper and either show other

> >>>> people or

> >>>> > keep it for themselves to remind others.

>

> >>>> > On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:37 PM, Christian Smith-Socaris

> >>>> > <c.smith.soca...@gmail.com> wrote:

>

> >>>> >> 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<

> >>>> bailey.brya...@gmail.com>

> >>>> >>>  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<

> >>>> rojoso...@gmail.com>

> >>>> >>>> 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<danieltrump...@gmail.com>

> >>>> >>>>> 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<danieltrump...@gmail.com>

> >>>> >>>>>> 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

> >>>> >>>>>>> <c.smith.soca...@gmail.com>  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

> >>>> >>>>>>>>>www.renegadepix.net

>

> >>>> >>>>>>>>> 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.)

>

> >>>> --

> >>>> Our job is to find love within us, each and every day

>

> > --

> > *revolution  -  transformation  -  love*

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