Keep It In the Ground

Artist: David Solnit

Medium: Poster, Visual Art

Project: We Cry Justice

We Cry Justice – Chapter 14: Wake Up, Jonah

Keep It In the Ground was originally created for the May 2016 Global Environmental Justice Campaign – Break Free from Fossil Fuels

David Solnit

David Solnit is an arts organizer who has worked with social change movements over the last 25 years to use arts (from street murals to art builds to giant puppets and theater pageants) as a key element in successful campaigns and powerful mass actions. He was a lead organizer using arts to shut down the WTO in Seattle in 1999, has supported farmworkers with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to win dignity in the fields to the last decade popularizing arts in the climate justice movement, including working as’s arts organizer for 5 years. He is currently working with the Poor People’s Campaign and grassroots climate justice, and social justice campaigns.