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Occupy George

By circulating dollar bills stamped with fact-based infographics, Occupy George informs the public of America's daunting economic disparity one bill at a time.

Co-CReated WITH ANDY DAO

Case Study Film (Above)

 

PRESS

TIME "Occupy George Gives the Dollar Bill a Protest-Friendly Look"

Gizmodo "Here's one way to get the 1% to pay even more attention: taint their money"

Fast Company "Consider George Occupied"

Juxtapoz "With the election of President Obama we saw Shepard Fairey, in the 1960's we saw Emory Douglas, today we have Occupy George."

Business Insider "You can join the Occupy Movement"

The Guardian Occupy protests around the world

The New York Times "Defaced Currency"

BBC "'Disobedient objects' chart history of protest at V&A"

Dwell "Literally stamping the medium with the message"

 

RECOGNITION

2014 Inducted into Permanent Collection of V&A Museum, London

2013 Webby Honoree

2012 Ars Electronica Interactive Art, Honorable Mention

Public Endorsement: Ben Cohen, of
Ben & Jerry's

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016 Brooklyn Museum, “Agitprop!” - NYC

2015 Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Sydney, Australia

2014 Victoria & Albert Museum- Disobedient Objects, London, UK

2012 OK Museum, Ars Electronica Exhibition, Linz, Austria

2012 Lodz Design Festival, Lodz, Poland

2012 YBCA, Occupy Bay Area Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

2012 Cause and Effect, Visualizing Sustainability, by Gestalten

Occupy George Fast Company Animation (Above)

 
 

Occupy George has exhibited worldwide.

This installation is from Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria:


UPDATE, Summer, 2014: 

We were commissioned by the Victoria & Albert Museum to design stamps about the UK's wealth disparity on the £5 note. This stamp is an interactive component at the Disobedient Objects exhibit, traveling the world until 2016.


 

Work