A Poetics of Resistance: The Revolutionary Public Relations by Jeff Conant

By Jeff Conant

Part literary feedback, half media research, and half advertising guide, A Poetics of Resistance offers a refreshingly new tackle the Zapatistas. whereas a lot has been written at the heritage of the Zapatista insurgency and at the communiqués of Subcomandante Marcos, little or no has been stated approximately Zapatismo: the ideologies, organizing methodologies, and communications techniques of the circulation. The attraction of the Zapatistas, and their survival, has as a lot to do with their pursuits as with the compelling and wildly potent language and aesthetics they’ve used to exhibit their imaginative and prescient. Weaving jointly diverse parts of poetics and symbolism, Zapatismo has emerged as whatever completely new: a resolutely radical public family members crusade for human liberation.

The first “postmodern revolution” provided itself to the area via a posh and evolving net of propaganda, utilizing a variety of media: the colourful communiqués of Marcos; the ski mask, uniforms, toy dolls, and different accoutrements of the rebel or sympathizer; and work of art, songs, and different renowned cultural varieties. making use of persuasive exposure, myths, and emblems, the Zapatistas either communicated their message and constructed a transparent aesthetic that can include many messages right away and self-replicate on a world scale. Jeff Conant deals an attractive and leading edge software for organizers and educators to appreciate how the Zapatistas' technique works, and to proceed constructing and refining their potent messages of participatory, bottom-up revolution.

Jeff Conant is a author and activist within the San Francisco Bay sector and the writer of A neighborhood consultant to Environmental Health.

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