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 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 350.org’s arts organizer for 5 years. He is currently working with the Poor People’s Campaign and grassroots climate justice, and social justice campaigns.