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Capitol, Inc.

Unveiling the Invisible force of Corporate Influence in Washington D.C.

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"Every progressive issue is -- at least in part --
a corporate power issue"

The politics of corporate power are INSIDIOUS. The kind of force that works only in the shadows, hides within loopholes and digs its claws into the fabric of our democracy. Our project stands at the intersection of art, technology & social justice to reveal the havoc corporations have wreaked on society. 

 

This abuse of corporate power has gone on for far too long, and now -- we need you to fight with us

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His X Mark

by Artist Emma Robbins

Indigenous Artist & Activist, Emma Robbins draws on broken treaties between indigenous peoples and the federal government to show what happens to communities when the U.S government chooses to prioritize corporate interests over protecting indigenous land & peoples. 

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WHAT OCTAVIA E. BUTLER

SAW WHEN SHE LANDED AT THE SITE

By Artist Stacy Lynn Waddell

Artist Stacy Lynn Waddell throws an emergency blanket over the National Mall reflecting pool illustrating the climate emergency. Her installation combines scientific data with her virtual installation taking her viewers through history as you watch the consequences of global warming worsen over time. 

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Keith Calhoun, Angola Penitentiary, Who's That Man On That Horse I Don't Know His Name But They Call Him Boss, 1981; Chandra McCormick, Field Work, Angola State Prison, 2004

Louisiana locals, Keith Calhoun & Chandra McCormick have been documenting the harsh treatment of inmates and the cruel conditions in Angola prison for 40 years. The Louisiana State penitentiary is shown to be stuck in time illustrating the striking realities of the forced labor system that exists in most for-profit prisons across the country.  

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Las Manos de Mis Padres

by Artist Alfredo Salazar-Caro

Artist Alfredo Salazar-Caro utilizes immersive AR art to illustrate the harms of unchecked corporate power in the agricultural industry. He draws on the agricultural history of the Latinx & Indigenous communities while weaving his the lived reality of migrant workers and farmers to highlight the ongoing abuses in big Agribusiness.