Etsy Seller: The Victory Garden of Tomorrow

The Estate of Things chooses Etsy Seller JoeseppiOnce upon a time, while hanging out with my brother in Austin, TX, he challenged me to an ‘are you green enough” off, which resulted in a ridiculous conversation where he taught me that we all need to make sure our home grown chickens are eating unprocessed feed. That’s funny… You can laugh at him and I will tell him that you did.

I like to imagine Joe Wirtheim, sitting in Portland Oregon having a similar conversation with his little sister, and then deciding to make these “agit-prop” posters to help guide her towards the right decisions. haha!

Do you wanna save the earth? I do, and I also wanna hang these throw back propaganda images up on the wall to help cheer me in my efforts.

The Estate of Things chooses Etsy Seller The Victory Garden of Tomorrow

The Estate of Things chooses Etsy Seller The Victory Garden of Tomorrow

The Estate of Things chooses Etsy Seller The Victory Garden of Tomorrow

The Estate of Things chooses Etsy Seller The Victory Garden of Tomorrow

From Joe’s website:
I enjoyed the charm of the active-voice propaganda, like a mother telling you to eat your vegetables – who can argue with that? Planting a garden, riding a bike, and just getting up and doing something. I found out that kind of art is called “agit-prop” or agitational propaganda, because it persuades the audience to get up and do something, not just change their minds.

Thanks OhDeeDoh for the introduction to this Etsy Seller.

 
 
 
 

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