Counter-power as common power: beyond horizontalism

[via Roar magazine, 7.6.2014]

by Not An Alternative on June 6, 2014


Occupy was powerful not because of its consensus decision-making processes but because of its participants’ collective commitment to a shared idea.


May 2012, Barcelona General Assembly, Hand Gestures. Video stills from Global Uprisings.


November 2012, Pulling up bricks in the streets of Portugal. Video stills from Global Uprisings.


August 2013, passing brick from person to person, Occupy Gezi, Turkey. Video stills from Global Uprisings.

Not An Alternative is a hybrid arts collective and non-profit organization with a mission to affect popular understandings of events, symbols and history.

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