Less Lethal Solutions    site-specific interventions at Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, custom T-shirts, documentation Dimensions variable.  2018   On Nov. 25th, 2018 US Authorities fired tear gas into Tijuana, Mexico to repel asylum seeking Central American migrants. It was later revealed that the tear gas was manufactured by a US company named The Safariland Group which is owned by Warren B. Kanders, who also happens to be a Vice Chairman of the board Whitney Museum of American Art. It was also revealed that Warren Kanders was a significant contributor to the Andy Warhol exhibition  From A To B And Back Again .  In response to the explicit connection between these known injustices and arts funding and solidarity with the Whitney Museum staff, I organized a series of interventions at the Whitney Museum where myself and collaborators entered the museum and the Andy Warhol exhibition wearing T-shirts that featured Safariland’s subsidiary tear gas company’s slogan “Less Lethal Solutions” on the back, along with the Whitney Museum’s logo. We were documented through out the exhibition, and in particular in front of the Warhol works that portrayed images of state violence and tools and regimes of power. We were also documented throughout the other exhibitions in the museum as well as the cafe, gift shop, elevators and outdoor spaces, among others.  An edition of screen-printed t-shirts and tote bags from the project are for sale and 100% of the proceeds will go to the    Border Angels    non-profit organization that is supporting the Central American immigrants seeking asylum at the US/Mexico Border. The t-shirts and tote bags that will be sold until Warren B. Kanders is removed from the Whitney Museum’s board.  T-shirts are $25 (Shipping & handling included) Small, Medium, Large & X-Large sizes available. PayPal & Venmo accepted.   Order T-shirts here:    ORDER

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site-specific interventions at Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, custom T-shirts, documentation
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On Nov. 25th, 2018 US Authorities fired tear gas into Tijuana, Mexico to repel asylum seeking Central American migrants. It was later revealed that the tear gas was manufactured by a US company named The Safariland Group which is owned by Warren B. Kanders, who also happens to be a Vice Chairman of the board Whitney Museum of American Art. It was also revealed that Warren Kanders was a significant contributor to the Andy Warhol exhibition From A To B And Back Again.

In response to the explicit connection between these known injustices and arts funding and solidarity with the Whitney Museum staff, I organized a series of interventions at the Whitney Museum where myself and collaborators entered the museum and the Andy Warhol exhibition wearing T-shirts that featured Safariland’s subsidiary tear gas company’s slogan “Less Lethal Solutions” on the back, along with the Whitney Museum’s logo. We were documented through out the exhibition, and in particular in front of the Warhol works that portrayed images of state violence and tools and regimes of power. We were also documented throughout the other exhibitions in the museum as well as the cafe, gift shop, elevators and outdoor spaces, among others.

An edition of screen-printed t-shirts and tote bags from the project are for sale and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Border Angels non-profit organization that is supporting the Central American immigrants seeking asylum at the US/Mexico Border. The t-shirts and tote bags that will be sold until Warren B. Kanders is removed from the Whitney Museum’s board.

T-shirts are $25 (Shipping & handling included) Small, Medium, Large & X-Large sizes available. PayPal & Venmo accepted.

Order T-shirts here: ORDER

  Less Lethal Solutions    site-specific interventions at Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, custom T-shirts, documentation Dimensions variable.  2018

Less Lethal Solutions

site-specific interventions at Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, custom T-shirts, documentation
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2018

  Less Lethal Solutions    site-specific interventions at Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, custom T-shirts, documentation Dimensions variable.  2018

Less Lethal Solutions

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2018

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2018

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2018

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2018