november 2014 020

Shortly after the Occupy movement, elements of that group formed the core of the massive student protests in 2012. Regardless of the practicality of demanding free tuition in North America in this time of growing austerity,(when we are still ready to spend billions to buy weapons ) the sight of tens of thousands of students on the streets of Montreal was like a constant pageant during that restive spring.  Based on my visits to their rallies, I  started a series of works on paper, often placing a foreground figure to place the students in relief…

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