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Where was Shepherd Fairy interviewed?
February 5, 2009 3:58 AM   Subscribe

In the article regarding the AP demanding compensation for Shepherd Fairy's appropriation of a photograph of Obama for the "Hope" poster, it says:
"I donated an image to them, which they used. It was the one that said "Change" underneath it. And then later on I did another one that said "Vote" underneath it, that had Obama smiling," he said in a December 2008 interview with an underground photography Web site.
Which underground photography website would that be? Googling the quote, or variations of, only brings me this news article.
posted by Jimbob to Media & Arts (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
he said that on charlie rose, too.
posted by krautland at 4:34 AM on February 5, 2009


no wait, my bad. he said it on fresh air with terry gross. that interview was actually quite good.
your article link doesn't work for me.
posted by krautland at 4:35 AM on February 5, 2009


Sounds like it was juxtapoz which is as underground as you can get.
posted by JJ86 at 6:03 AM on February 5, 2009


BTW, the Wiki kinda says that although unattributed Wiki is like making attributions to voices in your head.
posted by JJ86 at 6:05 AM on February 5, 2009 [1 favorite]


Juxtapoz provided a lot of coverage regarding the role of underground art in the camapaign (there was a great article in a recent issue, but I can't find it online). I'm at work and YouTube is blocked, but it looks like this is a YouTube video of the Juxtapoz interview with Fairey regarding the "Hope" poster.
posted by malocchio at 7:01 AM on February 5, 2009 [1 favorite]


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