Work No. 611; Boat Race Man; remembering Trenton Oldfield

Boat race Man

Boat race Man

 

Michael St.Mark 2012

A one-man Easter crusade against the tide of Tory blue nastiness wrecking the nation.

Multi-phase photo manipulation artist-retouched signed edition Lightjet prints

Remembering the admirably- principled activist from down under, who literally risked his neck earlier this year to remind 30 million viewers worldwide of the nasty, pernicious Oxbridge-run class system still thriving ( running the government,the banks, the media and arts; extorting via unelected privilege and exerting gross inequality across the jobs and opportunities market ) in the “home of Democracy”; just a few days ago learning from some crusty old beak that a custodial sentence is on the cards for “creating a public nuisance”.

Whereas in fact “Trenton did a good deed, to be considered performance art in line with the moral protest spirit of Dada” – Michael St.Mark

 

Trenton-Oldfield--010

The price of peaceful direct action protest against obscene inequalty
and inhumane policy in a de facto fascist-capitalist state

 

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