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modern Written by: Ah’livia - a pixie anecdote


Do you disagree with politics and want to fight back?!


Drop the gloves‌

& try nonviolent resistance.


Rethink old models of nonviolent resistance:


Signed Petitions

Marches

Electronic petitions


Signed Petitions

Marches

Electronic petitions


Consider avant-garde activism:


Fight politics with a

Fruit Punch!


Fruit Punch! Items needed: Small pieces of fruit Personalized letters Envelops Stamps Supporters


Fruit Punch! Envelope contents: Small piece of fruit Letter expressing opposition


Fruit Punch! Mail envelopes: to government officials inundate them with letters


Why mail fruit?


DISDAIN

Fruit’s sarcastically sweet & will eventually reek.


SYMBOLISM

Certain fruits represent peace and rebirth.


ATTENTION

Large amounts of rotting fruit & letters will catch notice.


Why write personalized letters?


RESPECT

“personal letters command the most respect in legislative offices.�


1 PAGE NEAT handwritten or typed

ESSENTIALS

1 page Neat 3 Paragraphs

3 PARAGRAPHS • your position • your story • your gratitude


Does it work?


Does it works!


FRUIT PUNCH

VS.

MASS INVOLVMENT Able bodied,Everyone young adults, disabled, involved elderly, & children can all mail letters * Including: Elderly, children,

OCCUPY WALL STREET LIMITED INVOLVMENT Able bodied young adults march/ stand Limited involvement *outside Able bodied young adults

& disabled can mail a letter

CLEAR AGENDA

AMBIGIOUS AGENDA

Stated in letter: dissent, expectations, repercussions, & how success will be measured

Protesters’ express frustrations but not their expectations

INEXPENSIVE

EXPENSIVE

Supporters pay approximately ≥ $2 for fruit, letter, envelope, & stamp

Supporters pay for high cost of food, lodging, & transportation to protest site. (B/C Protests take place in expensive cost of living cities)


ultramodern avant-garde activism ultramodern Modern Nonviolent Resistance a pixie anecdote written by Ah’livia ah.livia@yahoo.com


Presentation concept inspired by the artist: Tsuyoshi Ozawa's 'Vegetable weapon' photographs Modern Nonviolent Resistance – a pixie anecdote Original concept, story, and presentation by: Ah’livia DESCRIPTION

CITE

Woman with vegetable weapon

http://files.splinder.com/dfb0433c6d55409853612e5f47947d34.jpeg http://www.google.com/imgres?q=vegetable+weapons&um=1&hl=en&sa=N&rlz =1R2SKPT_enUS434&biw=1024&bih=566&tbm=isch&tbnid=zbu3w1jlhtKlTM:&im grefurl=http://www.artrabbit.com/events/event%26event%3D28217&docid=b_ MmYp82tbBiFM&w=500&h=362&ei=xFSJTuD9FIXTiAKE7virDA&zoom=1&iact=rc& dur=285&page=2&tbnh=163&tbnw=228&start=18&ndsp=8&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:18& tx=112&ty=90

Boxer

http://boxinggymsinlosangeles.com/wp-content/uploads/boxing-gyms-in-losangeles.jpg

Boxing gloves Marches

http://www.glovesboxing.net/images/boxing_gloves/boxing_gloves_385x261.jpg

Signed petition

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/hawaii-petition/images/hawaiipetition-01.jpg http://news.opb.org/media/uploads/photos/2010/03/030110_epetitions_320.jpg http://www.freakingnews.com/Fruit-Punch-Pics-45856.asp http://www.carolhipperson.com/sitebuilder/images/ch_9_envelope_with_censor _stamp-600x341.jpg http://www.dwightdeisenhower.com/koreanwar/Letter,%20MacArthur%20to%2 0Rep.%20Martin.gif

Electronic petition Fruit punch Envelope Letter

http://www.indypendent.org/wp-content/photos/ineffective.jpg


Strawberry

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=strawberry&um=1&hl=en&rlz=1R2SKPT_enUS 434&biw=853&bih=449&tbm=isch&tbnid=QVTDFujoQeMqSM:&imgrefurl=http:// www.bonappetit.com/ideas/strawberryrecipes/search%3Fpage%3D3%26rows%3D10%26query%3Dkeywords%253Astraw berryrecipes&docid=wMddCcDQXqICvM&imgurl=http://www.bonappetit.com/images /tips_tools_ingredients/ingredients/ttar_strawberry_01_v_launch.jpg&w=310&h =371&ei=yaCWTt35BejUiAKM0eW_DQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=338&vpy=82&dur =3087&hovh=246&hovw=205&tx=127&ty=196&sig=111201042900529642123&p age=6&tbnh=101&tbnw=84&start=50&ndsp=10&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:50

Bowl of fruit Mailbox & letters

http://fun4friends.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/f4.jpg http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_vzT886QPW_M/TEoDFLZlvvI/AAAAAAAABHE/ASI1fW w2kBM/s400/full+mailbox.jpg http://www.google.com/imgres?q=smells+bad&um=1&hl=en&rlz=1R2SKPT_enUS 434&biw=1024&bih=566&tbm=isch&tbnid=ia_fiUwTASYaEM:&imgrefurl=http:// make-homemade-fragrances.blogspot.com/2011/08/warning-dangers-ofperfume-andcologne.html&docid=cZ_bBrBNP3IkpM&w=399&h=354&ei=rl6KTpWFL4iLsALz9nBBA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=323&vpy=128&dur=1613&hovh=211&hovw=238& tx=136&ty=131&page=1&tbnh=112&tbnw=122&start=0&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r: 2,s:0

Man holding nose

Butterfly apple Alphabet fruit Respected paper model

http://www.theramblingepicure.com/wpcontent/uploads/2011/07/AppleArt1.jpg http://www.123rf.com/photo_9402377_fruit-and-vegetable-alphabet--letterl.html

Legislative respect quote Letter format information

http://www.boredpanda.com/one-sheet-of-paper-peter-callesen/ http://studentaidalliance.org/contact-congress/ http://studentaidalliance.org/contact-congress/

Yes

http://servenext.org/action/letters_to_congress/ http://yessolarpueblo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/yes-logo.jpg

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