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Beehive Design Collective's most EPIC ILLUSTRATION to date is HATCHING - please help!
After 9 years in the making, our most EPIC ILLUSTRATION to date is ready to be scattered far and wide! Please HELP US POLLINATE, by launching MESOAMERICA RESISTE into the world!
Watch the video (8 min) and check out our Kickstarter Campaign here: http://kck.st/17GFrjd
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Our planet is being transformed by extreme resource extraction, rapid industrialization, and economic globalization. With climate change compounding the high stakes, the exchange of stories and strategies is more important than ever to our collective survival.
In this elaborate illustration, stories of social and environmental struggles are depicted through highly detailed drawings of over 500 unique species of plants, animals, and insects that are native to Mesoamerica, highlighting the immense importance of cultural and ecological diversity. The result is a visual tour de force, packed full of compelling and inspirational tales of resistance and resiliency in this era of immense change.
Our hope in releasing this graphic into the world is that it will live and evolve as a dynamic tool for organizing and educating about some of the most important issues of our times.
The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly motivated, all-volunteer, activist-art collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools. We work anonymously as word-to-image translators of complex global stories, gathered and shared through first hand conversations with affected communities.
This Kickstarter campaign aims to fund a massive print run of posters and fabric murals which teams of traveling storytellers will tour with, far and wide! Our goal is always to return half of what we print to the regions the stories came from.
Please join us in getting the word out!
Contribute online at the Kickstarter Video: http://kck.st/17GFrjd and receive some great rewards in exchange!
Bees travel far and wide to pollinate, by being story-holders and supporting grassroots movements for justice.