This work, as a Trayvon Martin tribute piece, responds to the Zimmerman acquittal, profiling, gun violence and Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law. This VideoPoem is also associated to the editorial, “Guns and Skittles: The Civil War Continues.”
You can read John Sims essay “Guns and Skittles” in the print issue of pluck! 10.
John Sims, a Detroit Native, is an interdisciplinary conceptual artist, creating multimedia projects in the areas of visual mathematics, art, text, and political activism. His work has been featured in the science journal Nature, Art in America, Sculpture, BOMB magazine, Transition, FiberArts, NYArts, Science News, CNN, New York Times and the Washington Post.www.johnsimsproject.com.