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This is really when my small series of street art zines began to hit its stride and become a serious focus. For this issue I focused in on the practice of affixing text-based stickers to stop signs, converting the ubiquitous directive to stop your car into a subverted message to “Stop War” or “Stop Eating Animals” or “Stop George Bush.” The zine contains a wide array of documentation of the signs, as well as additional information about the history of tactic.

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January 6, 2010

“This is an altar created by young people in the Chicago neighborhoods of Humboldt Park and South Chicago. Altars like this one, memorializing an untimely violent death, are an all-too…