I met with the 100 Days Action crew to design an image and create a flag that stands for inclusiveness and the long-term reverberations of small acts of resistance against the current political administration. After collectively deciding on an appropriate symbol I went to work making the double sided design with weather resistant nylon and organza which when layered created the spectrum of colors seen on the flag. While organza is not weather resistant, it sure works well when layered.
We marched this flag across the Golden Gate Bridge on June 14th, 2017, also Flag Day, as well as Trump's birthday.
100 Days Action is a counternarrative to the Trump administration’s one hundred day plan. A calendar of activist and artistic strategy, 100 Days Action is a call to thinkers, artists, and writers to propose gestures that can be carried out either at home or in the world. Whereas the president’s 100 Days will seek to dismantle restrictions that protect our environment, public education, health, and jeopardize unprotected minority groups, 100 Days Action is a forum for resistance, an artistic coming together, an exercise in endurance, a call to all bodies that stand against bigotry, xenophobia, racism, sexism, and the destruction of our environment to act together.
Listen to Raw Material to learn more: https://soundcloud.com/rawmaterialpodcast/manifest-episode-6-the-community
We also happened to find a large group of students with many flags posing for pictures so we jumped in and they seemed to enjoy it!