The Slave Cult Of Consumerism… Street Art Style!

This sticker was found in the streets of Chinatown in Seattle, near the train station. At first, it just looks like some Guantanamo-esque prisoners, but closer inspection finds that the main jumpsuited man is holding shopping bags. A street art message on the slave cult of consumerism? I’d say so.

Artist unknown. Tips about names would be beautiful.

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Vivian Hua 華婷婷

Vivian Hua 華婷婷 (they/she) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer. As the Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum in Seattle and Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary arts publication, REDEFINE, much of their work unifies their metaphysical interests with their belief that art can positively transform the self and society. Vivian regularly shares human-centered stories through their storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE! In 2021, they will begin production on a BIPOC metaphysical comedy film entitled RECKLESS SPIRITS. They are passionate about cultural spaces, sustainable practices, and finding ways to covertly and overtly disrupt oppressive structures. YEAH!

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