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(Editors Note: Recorded Monday Aug 7th for members)
Art is supposed to provoke and with their Designated Crack and Heroin Zone posters, activist artists, SpiceBag and Pattern Up have certainly done that.
Both SpiceBag and Pattern Up, joined us to talk about the reasons for their poster and the heat that comes with provoking conversations via protest art. Then Sinn Féin Cllr in Dublin City Council, Daithí Doolan, joins us all to share his concerns about the posters and why he feels they aren’t helpful. There’s some disagreement and conflict with a small c, but everyone wants to see harm reduction drug policies implemented. A cracking listen…
The follow up podcast with SpiceBag and Dr Sharon Lambert is available now for free:https://www.patreon.com/posts/patron-exclusive-87488678