Occuprint Poster Collection
A collection of screenprint posters from the Occupy movement.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
All posters are governed by Creative Commons license BY-NC-SA 3.0. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/).
Biographical / Historical
Occuprint was established in 2012 after being asked to guest curate an issue from "The Occupied Wall Street Journal" for the global Occupy movement. Through collaboration with volunteer artists, Occuprint works to create compelling posters to bring awareness to social and economic issues. The Occuprint collective has created/printed many posters for the "Occupy Wall Street" movement. This movement was to fight against social and economic inequality within the United States. Protestors gathered in Zucotti Park, NY from September 17th, 2011 until forced out November 15th. After which they began to congregate in banks, corporations and college campuses. "We are the 99%" became the slogan for this movement and represents the wealth distribution between teh richest 1% and the reat of the U.S. population. This movement became global and gave rise to several protests all over the world.
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Language of Materials
- Occupy movement Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Political posters Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Protest movements Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- posters Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Occuprint Poster Collection
- Finding Aid
- In Progress
- Finding aid prepared by Tyler Kydd.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is in English.
Part of the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections Repository