Category Archives: Food Rebellion

DIY Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign!

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Anti-GMO STICKER CAMPAIGN!

Here’s what to do:
1) Download sticker image… (Right-click/Save As)
2) Re-Size and print as a sticker! (Or take to a printshop like Kinko’s)
3) Peel and stick label anywhere you see GMO food!

 

Here is a template you can print onto sticker sheets… The stickers are sized at 1.5″, and please note that this sheet is not designed to be pre-cut, meaning that they will likely have to be hand-cut… Please let us know if you figure out an even better way! We are learning as we go…

Label Yuk Template...

You Deserve A Revolution Today!

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Things are gathering momentum at the farcebook page for Artists Against Monsanto!! No longer a few lonely creative souls, journeying inside an invisible bubble, it has become the community of artists and innovators that was envisioned on the day of its conception… Some make memes, some paint murals, others do street art, and still others are producing fine art on canvases that could be displayed in any gallery east of the west coast!

This is very good news, to us! We feel it is just getting started, as most of the artwork so far has been created solo, and we would like to see future collaboration, as well as public interaction… The page is developing its own following, which in turn just inspires more art to be produced… And that art has a conscious point: To save the food supply! Through creativity, humor, information, innovation, awareness, and maybe even demonstrations in the distant future…

We’re still figuring out basics though, like how to make the page functional for everyone, if possible… We believe that borrowing a corporate logo and making a satirical parody of it is absolutely okay, but we also feel that whoever put the creative effort to do that should get the credit for this… While creating the guidelines for sending us your art, this was the motivating reason for insisting it must be your production… We’ll take you at your word, now worries…

Here are the guidelines for sending us your Anti-GMO artwork:

1) Include the title of your work…

2) Send the highest quality images you possibly can… (i.e. Not a thumbnail-sized 95k file…)

3) Sign your art… (It must be something YOU created…)

4) Include the name you wish to have listed in the photo credit…

Send your anti-GMO art here: artistsagainstmonsanto@yahoo.com

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Mouths Against Monsanto…

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If you have ever asked the question, “What can I do?” in the face of huge global crises such as a poisoned food supply, you are not alone… It’s part of the process, and a necessary one as well, if we are to ever turn this planetary ship around… If we decide the problem is too big, or that we are too small, then we have conceded the battle before we ever get to the field… Sun Tzu was GMO-Free, and he told me we should just close our mouths…

What?!?

That is my primary weapon in my defense against the dark food arts, to close my mouth… Go Gandalf on those GMO’s and yell out, “YOU SHALL NOT PASS!!!”

It’s even more important to close our mouths than opening them to tell another person about the bad news of GMO’s in our food… Way more important, enough to have a symbol like this Russian artist who sewed his mouth shut… True, I have taken artistic liberties, and given him a new cause for his expression… Gandhi would be a good spokesman for this worldwide hunger strike, eh?

This is something that EVERYONE can do… Okay, maybe someone in a coma on an IV drip might not have an option to avoid the GMO syrup, but just about everyone else does… And there is a constant need for vigilance here, because new horrors are being slipped in all the time, without our knowledge or consent… Stay aware, update daily! You don’t have to actually sew your mouth shut, but it might help to keep that image in your head a bit… Here it is up close and personal!

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Food Reich…

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Welcome To The Food Reich…

Monsanto has taken over the world, buying up seed companies and patenting living organisms… In a way, they are like a new Nazi regime, with their apparent agenda of poisoning us all… Armed guards are posted at their farms, and not the mall-security type… No, they rent Blackwater private security forces, troops who have been through wars…

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This image may get me in trouble… But I cannot care, when our very survival as a species hangs in the balance… Monsanto IS a regime, and we must take them down; politically, scientifically, economically, and punitively…

(Author’s tidbit: This image was the first I created on my new PhotoShop CS6!! I had created the same image yesterday, but the trial expired and I lost the image… This is exciting, to be using professional quality tools!)

The Phantom Zone…

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Whenever I think of the crisis on planet earth regarding our genetically tainted food supply, I have to brainstorm for solutions… I see how once we all realize GMO’s are no good for us, we’ll have to all figure out how to dispose of them… We wouldn’t want to just till up the bad genes right into the soil, as this could have longer lasting ramifications within nature’s delicate balance… Burning seems ludicrous due to the airbourne nightmares it would create, although I admit it is an appealing idea, if you need drama and climax…

What do we do with the tainted people? The Clarence Thomases, the Michael Taylors, the Bill Gates type of folks? Here’s a proposal: We create a Phantom Zone like in Superman… Krypton knew how to deal with its own genocidal maniacs, and we could take a lesson from them… Here’s how I think it would look!

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Deep down, though, I do feel that no one is damned, no matter what atrocities they commit… I know that may be radical thinking, but when I picture a better world, I have to include room for those ‘evil’ folks to evolve and grow too… Only when we are ALL on board with healing this planet can we begin to build a new today… Until then, send the schmucks to the Phantom Zone!!

From The Creator’s Perspective…

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Hey, CMOR here… I just wanted to take a moment and share my thoughts…

Today someone commented on one of the pieces of art I produced for the Artists Against Monsanto fb page… This person said the art wasn’t punny enough, and could we please post something other than that? I immediately replied Nope, we love what we do and how we do it… Or something to that extent…

It’s a common thing I experience, when someone flippantly offers a non-constructive criticism of my art… Often they haven’t taken the time or effort to get to know me and how I roll as a creatively expressive individual… They don’t appear to notice that while I do make some funny art, as well as punny art, that’s not my goal at all… If that’s what you get from here, you missed the point… The point is that our planet is SERIOUSLY headed for disaster, possibly irreversible… That last part remains to be seen…

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Some folks see a piece of art and suggest their own better words to accompany it… That is fine with me, and I often reply to these people that they should make some art of their own… That way, they can not only create what they want how they want it, they can also learn the feeling of being criticized right after sharing something they made from their heart and soul…

I love making art, and it’s not going to stop… And I love how it helps the food revolution, if just in small ways… Yes, I like to keep myself laughing, but this image I share today sums up my bottom line… If you want to complain, make some art… If you are scared of GMO horrors, make some art… If your loved ones don’t understand why this is so important to you, make some art!!

Pirates Of The Soya Bean…

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It’s a challenge to constantly be repeating myself, almost beating a modified horse… This time the redundancy lies in how toxic and evil SOY has become… It’s not simply RoundUp Ready, which will strip all the nutrients away and destroy the agricultural land it was grown on… But these new varieties of soy being grown have the insecticide BT in it, which is known in smarter countries to cause an animal’s stomach to explode if it eats the plant…

Now, on top of all the other untested insanity, DOW wants to push a new Soy that will resist the chemical 2-4,D which, some may not know, is half of the formula for Agent Orange… Can’t figure what the incentive here is, unless it’s the petty and obvious one: MONEY…

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It’s tragic, that I have to be one of ‘THOSE GUYS‘ if I go out for coffee, for example… Whole Foods Market does not even use organic soy at their espresso bar! Yes, you can get hemp milk or almond, probably even raw human breast milk, but whenever I ask if their soy is organic, they look at me like I just checked out of an asylum… Well, sorry you big corporations are the last to get it: WE DON’T WANT YOUR PHOOD! SEND IT BACK OR YOU WILL GO OUT OF BUSINESS!

And lastly, vote the Pirates OUT of politics… Sue them out of politics! Imprison them, whatever it takes! We cannot let another single ‘Treasure Chest’ to be buried into their ground…

Oh yeah, and in the meantime, communicate to all those awesome Asian restaurants etc. that their tofu is no longer attractive… So many products! The vegans and vegetarians may suffer from this the hardest… Yet, all of us will be stronger for learning to resist…

‘Pirates Of The Soya Bean’ is playing in your neighborhood RIGHT NOW!!