2013
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Go! Push Pops

500,000

The Push Pops are a queer, transnational, radical feminist collective under the direction of Elisa Garcia de la Huerta and Katie Cercone. The Push Pops have performed throughout greater NYC including at The Brooklyn Museum, Bronx Museum, MICA and C24 Gallery.

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500,000 is a Go! Push Pop performance in collaboration with Megan Welch exposing inter-military rape in the context of transnational feminism. “500,000” refers to the number of women sexually assaulted within the ranks of the U.S. Military. Inspired by Kirby Dick’s award-winning documentary Invisible War, Go! Push Pops is taking the U.S. Military’s longstanding war against women to task from the inside out. Dressed in the likeness of gender-bending officers, Go! Push Pops will lead a processional along 14th Street protesting in our embodied feminist idiom the U.S. Military’s longstanding sexually motivated violence against women.

Date

October 19   4:00 – 7:00

Time • Duration • Location

Starting at 14th Street and Third Avenue and ending at 14th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, in front of the Salvation Army, 120 West 14th Street.