This print is a part of the Dissenters’ portfolio and booklet, DE-MIL-I-TA-RISE.
Dissenters is a movement organization leading a new generation of young people to reclaim resources from the war industry, reinvest in life-giving institutions, and repair collaborative relationships with the earth and people around the world. They are building local teams of young people across the country to force institutions to divest from war and militarism, and reinvest in what our communities actually need. From campuses to congress, they are building grassroots power to cut off war elites once and for all.
In an effort to lift up this important work, Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative organized the DE-MIL-I-TA-RISE portfolio and booklet for use in Dissenters organizing campaigns, popular education projects, and cultural programming.
Black and red icons and figures populate the page: a sunflower rises out of a broken nuclear missile, bees and flowers hover nearby; more flowers blossom from a broken police car; people carry plants, garden, dig in the earth, and show solidarity. A plane drops seeds and a plant sprouts. A dandelion grows from a gas mask. The word “REPAIR” is stitched out of a handgun. Mushrooms arise out of toxic waste.