Art Float on Memorial Day
The Art Float for Social Change made its debut at the Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade on June 28, 2018. This unique parade float features Mother Earth and a circle of hands, spinning on a carousel of art pulled by the pataphysical dragon Quetzy. Activists Emma Spike, Greg Brockbank and the Freedom Singers led us into song with classics like ‘Down by the Riverside’ and ‘This Land is Your Land’. Photo by Vickisa Feinberg.

The Art Float was created by Fabrice Florin, Geo Monley and over a hundred volunteers at Tam Makers, with the gracious support of Good Earth, MVCAN, Pataphysical Studios, Tam High School and the Youth Poster Contest. We hope to inspire more people to participate in democracy -- and invite you all to vote, speak up and create a better world!

Thanks to all our friends and neighbors who made this project possible! We are very grateful to our wonderful photographers: Dana Dworin, Fabrice Florin, Vickisa Feinberg, Suz Lipman, Grace Severtson and Martha Ture, as well as videographers Luis Costa and Marin Witherspoon. Special thanks as well to Larry ‘The Hat’ Lautzer and the organizers of the Mill Valley Parade, who kindly gave us the Best Community Spirit Award for this collective art project.

We’ll present the Art Float again on June 9 at the Fairfax Parade, as well as in the Fourth of July Parade in Corte Madera -- and throughout California in fall 2018, to help get out the vote for our next elections. Learn more here: www.tammakers.org/art-float/

Community art is good for democracy and good for the soul. Be the change!
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