¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Closing Reception July 26, 3 – 5 p.m.
Featuring former Earth Liberation Front Press Officer Leslie James Pickering and Civil Rights Attorney Michael Kuzma
¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Special Event
148 Elmwood Avenue, Allentown in Buffalo
Returned Object: A Multimedia Art Installation
Communications Equipment Seized by FBI from Earth Liberation Front Press Office April 5, 2001 – Released 14 Years Later
This is the last chance @ the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery to see the items seized in an April 5, 2001 raid by a Joint Terrorism Task Force led by the FBI on the Earth Liberation Front Press Office in Portland, OR. These returned objects, fourteen years after the raid, include fax machines, computers, a cell phone, floppy discs, and typewriters. The communications equipment seized belonged to the former ELF press officers, including current Buffalo Burning Books co-owner, Leslie James Pickering.
Also on display will be photographs and clips of media coverage taken during the raid, as well as FBI documents.
Gallery Open hours remaining for this Installation: Through the 23rd from 1-4 p.m. Also open 23 and 24 from 6-9 p.m. The last showings will be July 25 and 26 from 1-3 p.m. followed by the Closing Reception from 3 – 5 p.m. Wine and light snacks will be served at the Closing Reception.
Sponsored by: Burning Books, Buffalo Committee Against State Repression, Squeaky Wheel, Global Justice Ecology Project, and ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery