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WTO Photo Quiz :: Answer 3

Photos of the 1999 event by Kevin Sharp paired with stills from the film Battle in Seattle, Redwood Palms Pictures
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The BW photo was taken during the 1999 event by Kevin Sharp.
The color photo is a film still from Battle in Seattle, Redwood Palms Pictures.
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"Art, music, and theater are often more effective than speeches and leaflets. Bringing in culture creates space for people to learn, grow, and express themselves. "A spectacular, participatory, creative protest can give participants and passersby a sense of the better world they want to see," says University of California at Davis political theater professor Larry Bogad"
—Jen Angel, YES! Contributing Editor in The Fine Art of Raising a Ruckus

"One source of power for the protesters was the archetypes they evoked on the street. Ordinary people transformed themselves into turtles (and all other non-human nature), or warned of the fate of people and the planet if the corporate globalization agenda prevails. It could be seen as theater, but in dead earnest."
—Sarah van Gelder, YES! Executive Editor

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Photo of Kevin Sharp Kevin Sharp lives in the Pacific Northwest, and is currently shooting portrait, wedding, architectural, and documentary photography.

See more of his work at www.sharpphotography.com.



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