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Bec Young’s print for This is an Emergency!

October 15, 2012

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This image is printed in “This is an Emergency!” a print portfolio on gender justice and reproductive rights.
To purchase a copy, you can click HERE.
To check out the website for this project, click HERE.


Bec Young is an artist who seeks to inspire—and draw inspiration from—movements for social justice. She works primarily in printmaking, paper-cutting, illustration, and installation. She is a member of the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and co-editor of Firebrands: Portraits from the Americas. Bec often bring aspects of collaboration into her working process, seeking what the Argentines call autogestión, a sense of self-ownership of the process and product that leads toward teamwork and innovation. In her print work she draws on her experience as a facilitator and member of many cooperative projects to create visions that are at once beautiful and fierce.

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One comment on “Bec Young’s print for This is an Emergency!”

I have this and 3 others from the portfolio on my bulletin board in my High School Nurse Office and they look wonderful. The message and image are perfect for what I want to say. Thanks to Bec, Meredith and all the artists who did work for the portfolio.