LOVE AND RAGE // A photography book offering a glimpse into a year of my life documenting the Occupy Wall Street movement. Tracie Williams // Photographer
To fully understand something you have to live it and breathe it. I guess you could say I have been in the trenches for the past year, physically battered and mentally bruised. I’ve seen things and met people that have altered my way of thinking and opened my mind exponentially. I’ve smashed a few flashes, been run over by fleeing mobs, struck by police batons, slept on cardboard to diffuse the cold concrete, surfed couches, rode on day long over-packed bus journeys, marched through torrential rains and sweltering temperatures, and even found myself arrested.
Living an activist, transient life I emotionally, physically, and financially invested a solid year documenting Occupy Wall Street daily–leading up the one-year anniversary on September 17, 2012.
“Love and Rage” is a photographic book that chronicles this unique period of US history; from protests and civil disobedience to the more personal moments, conversations, and comradery that erupted in communities across the country.
Due to crazy expensive costs associated with independent self-pulbishing, I have launched a Kickstarter campaign to get this project off the ground!
Despite instability and hardships I persevered. I believe in this project, but I can’t do this without you.
Thanks for your time and support.
Love and Rage,
*Tracie Willliams was an active member of both the Photo and Media Working Groups that originated in Zucotti Park–NYC. She is also an active photo contributor to Occupy Sandy related efforts.