No Drone Memorial Fri AM – Artist Talk Fri 4 PM

Hi all,

The drone sculpture will NOT be ready Friday morning, – we’ll keep you posted when it is ready. PLEASE come hear Joseph DeLappe speak at 4 pm, Friday, March 28 in the Alice Peters Auditorium, in the University Business Center/Peters Business Bldg., with a reception to follow. Campus map. They expect a large crowd, so try to arrive early! Joseph is so interesting and his activist based art work reflects his amazing point of view. I encourage all to attend the Artist Talk. An article about THE DRONE PROJECT appears on the

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Drone: A Participatory Memorial

Dedication of THE DRONE PROJECT with artist Joseph DeLappe

Joseph DeLappe, 2014 Artist-in-Residence of Fresno State’s Center for Creativity and the Arts, is constructing a life-size sculptural representation of the General Atomics MQ-1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle – a drone with a 48 foot wingspan!

“THE DRONE PROJECT – a Participatory Memorial” is the latest work of social-activist/artist Joseph DeLappe. His installations in electronic and new media, online gaming performance, sculpture and electromechanics are known across the United States and abroad.

The Drone Project involves Fresno State students, faculty, staff, and community members who helped

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CSUFresno Drone Update

The Drone Project – A Participatory Memorial is emerging in the atrium of the Phebe Conley Art building at CSU Fresno. Artist-in-Residence Joseph DeLappe urges community members to join CSU Fresno students and staff in producing his life-size sculpture of a General Atomics MQ-1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. very soon, construction of the sculpture will move to its intended location on the West Lawn of the Conley Art Building. For pictures www.facebook.com/peacefresno.

What is LIFE-SIZE for the MQ-1 Predator Drone?

Length: 27 ft (8.22 m)

Wingspan: 48.7 ft

Height: 6.9

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Free film screening of, Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars

Community invited to a free film screening of
Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars

In collaboration with Fresno State’s Artist in Residence Drone Project, Peace Fresno to host a film screening of, Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars on Tuesday March 18th at 6:30 pm in the Peters Education Center (west of Save Mart Center, in the Student Recreation Bldg)

Post-Screening Q&A session will involve CCA Artistic Director, Dr. Adan Avalos, artist Joseph DeLappe, and Peace Fresno’s Dan Yaseen.

Film info: Director Robert Greenwald investigates the impact of U.S. drone strikes at home and abroad through more than

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Medea Benjamin – jailed, injured, deported by Egyptian government

Read Medea’s statement, shared from CodePink, PLEASE TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT ACTIVISTS! March 6, 2014

Dear Activist,

I was brutally attacked.

 

The remaining delegates waiting to go to Gaza, trapped in the Cairo airport.

Medea welcomed home by loved ones at the airport in DC

Send this letter to the Egyptian government with our demands

and

Sign this petition to the Egypt Desk at the State Department

Just the other day I hopped on

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