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The Iconography of Safety Pins in Punk Fashion and Album Art

The iconic aesthetic of punk fashion is shirts, jeans, and other apparel items that are ripped on purpose, and held together by safety pins.  The Sex Pistols were trendsetters for punk fashion. According to fashion historian Bonnie English “the Sex Pistols helped to put punk rock into the popular media with their loud anti-music and […]

Political Activism 101: Cultural Jamming with Ad Campaigns

  Is your daily live polluted by boisterous advertisements? Do you want to make the public conscious of the contradictions with corporate America? Is the world’s current economic situation making you upset? Do you have a graphic design and art skills? If you answered YES to any of these questions, how about starting and employing […]

Underground Guerilla Street Art Tactics 101: Wheatpasteing Posters

Do you feel frustrated when your voice is not heard? Do you not like the government or media censoring your voice? Do you believe in creating a revolution using art? How about spreading your message using underground guerilla street art tactics like wheatpaste! In the 1970s, punks in Great Britain used wheatpaste to spread the […]