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|Whirl-Mart Ritual Resistance|
|Date||Friday November 28|
|Time||11:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
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8400 Edgewater Dr Oakland, CA 94621
|Event Type||Party/Street Party|
Whirl-Mart is a culture jamming exercise that combines meditation, protest and art.
Supposed shoppers slowly push empty shopping carts silently through store aisles. Participants will not purchase anything and seek to form a lengthy chain of non-shoppers, continually weaving and "whirling" through a maze of store aisles for up to an hour at a time. Participants describe their actions as "a collective reclamation of space that is otherwise only used for buying and selling". Whirl-Marters seek to mimic and mock what they perceive as the absurdity of the shopping process.
Help be identified by your fellow whirlers by wearing a white shirt.