Nuclear Intrusions

Collaborations, Guerilla Art, Political Art, Projects, Stencils, Street Art, Toxic Wastes No Comments

Nuke Freeze
Central Park, NY

The Daze of Toxic Water
Southampton, NY
Collaboration with Andrew Ruhren

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The Suffolk Street Fallout Street 1981

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John Fekner & John Crash Matos

John Crash Matos, a graffiti artist, and I collaborated on a project entitled THE SUFFOLK STREET FALLOUT SHELTER. The mural, painted on an abandoned building on the Lower East Side, depicts a nuclear bomb exploding in the New York City. A stenciled warning in English and Spanish reads: IN CASE OF NUCLEAR WAR STEP INSIDE/EN CASO DE GUERRA NULCEAR ENTREN. Read the rest of this entry »

Charlotte Street, South Bronx, NY August 1980

Collaborations, Don Leicht, Political Art, Stencils, Urban Decay 1 Comment

Broken Promises

The Charlotte Street Stencils were painted during the last week of July and the first week of August 1980. John Fekner stencils Broken Promises, Falsas Promesas, Decay, Broken Treaties, Last Hope and Save Our School on the walls and buildings of Charlotte Street in the South Bronx. The message of Fekner’s stencils focus on pointing out the deteriorating conditions and issues that have plagued the community since the 1960s. Fekner’s purpose is to call attention to inadequate housing, poor services and the deplorable social problems afflicting the neighborhood residents for the past two decades.

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