New Poster Art by Mike Flugennock: “Spirit Of ’99” Promotes Seattle/WTO
Anniversary Events in DC
Holy shit, has it really been ten years already? Phew, now that really
makes me feel old. Luckily for me, fiftysomething is the new
So, when I was asked to design the poster for the Seattle/WTO Tenth
Anniversary event here in DC, there was only one thing to do — another
parody of a famous work of art, in this case, a classic of Kitsch
Americana, Archibald Willard’s iconic Spirit Of ’76, the hit of the show
at the 1876 Columbian Exposition.
But, aaa-aaaanyway…the big do is on:
Monday, November 30, at Chief Ike’s in Adam’s Morgan, 1725 Columbia Road NW, at 7pm.
It’s a fund raiser for the Washington Peace Center and the Funk The War Alumni Association (for all you ex-college kids who are too old for SDS, but still want to get funky). There’ll be the obligatory drinking and
party-mix grooves, of course. There’ll also be some vintage Seattle/WTO
rebellion video running, because we really loves us some anarchy.
Other events that weekend include panel discussions, for those of you
into sitting around and listening to people talk.
Here’s the download URLs, for all you wheatpasters out there. Don’t wait
around for the Lamppost Liberation Front’s official release announcement
from our Minister Of Information, because…well, because that just
wouldn’t be anarchistic:
So, hit the copy shop, mix up the paste, grab your rollers, and hit the
Yer pal, Mike Flugennock
Minister Of Arts And Culture, Liberty Lamppost Liberation Front