Lets Start a Pussy Riot! is a celebration.
A celebration of freedom of speech; of visibility; of not taking our own situations for granted
Lets Start a Pussy Riot! is a creative response.
Using culture and creativity to form our activism and inform our minds. Writing, painting, singing our opinions in order to distil them further in the minds of others.
Lets Start a Pussy Riot! is a call for action.
To show support to those brave enough to speak out
To keep dialogue flowing and tongues wagging
To start thinking beyond what is presented to us in the news
To keep engaging and challenging injustice
To create a response that can say something larger than ourselves.
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This is a modified propaganda poster of the Spanish Civil War; it originally showed a “miliciana” (female member of the Republican militia) who tried to persuade the audience to join the Milicia. I added the picture of two more milicianas, which I took from a well-known photo of the era. The three of them now wear the Pussy Riot iconic colored balaclavas; instead of a rifle, she brandishes a microphone. The texts means “Pussy Riot needs you!”. The idea came from the “¡No pasarán!” T-shirt that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova wore during the trial