Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Carrie Moyer

Dyke Action Machine!: Lesbian Americans Don't Sell Out

Dyke Action Machine!: Lesbian Americans Don

Carrie Moyer. Dyke Action Machine!: Lesbian Americans Don't Sell Out, 1998.

Description:
5,000 posters wheatpasted in Lower Manhattan. Combining the earnest tone and formal elements of 1940's war effort posters with the opportunistic use of patriotism by such marketers as Tommy Hilfiger, this campaign ironically positions the butch lesbian as the embodiment of the truly revolutionary American spirit.

Medium:
Public/Site-specific

Tags:
street intervention, lesbian, dyke, queer, agitprop, activism, Dyke Action Machine, public art, appropriation, poster

Images
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Location
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Contact
carriemoyer@earthlink.net

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