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The Day The DNC Came To L.A.

ID Number: 21028
Maker: Sandra de la Loza
Technique: digital print
Date Made: 2000
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 76.2 cm x 60.96 cm; 30 in x 24 in
Main Subject: Politicians & Campaigns; Democracy
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
From Out Of Space. A Warning And An Ultimatum! The Day The DNC Came To L.A. March & Rally Monday August 14 4pm downtown L.A. Stand Up For Justice & Real Democracy At The Democratic Convention Festival of resistance & non-violent direct action Monday-Thursday August 14-17 Meet each AM Pershing Square Rise Up! Dan-LA 323/993-7212 323/660-3249

Acquisition Number: 2004-039
Production Notes: printed in 2004 for CSPG from a digital file

Copyright Status:
Under copyright; used by CSPG for educational and research purposes only. Distribution or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

Exhibition Annotation:
This poster protests the 2000 Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Los Angeles by spoofing the classic 1951 anti-war science fiction film, “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” The original film was made during the Cold War, and starred an alien (Klaatu) with his mighty robot (Gort). Gort is shown carrying a screaming scantily dressed woman a la King Kong, whose hand can be seen holding the world.

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