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#8 Wish: BSA Reader Stan Sudol; 12 Wishes for 2012

#8 Wish: BSA Reader Stan Sudol; 12 Wishes for 2012



For twelve days we’re presenting twelve wishes for 2012 as told by an alternating roster of artists and BSA readers, in no particular order. Together, they are a tiny snapshot of the people who are part of the street art scene around the world today. Individually, each adds their personal expression of hope for tomorrow.

Today’s wish comes from a BSA reader named Stan Sudol, our 2nd Place Winner in the 2011 BSA Holiday Giveaway. Along with an original photograph of the this mural in Miami by his friend, Street Artist Joe Iurato, Stan sends this encouragement to artists everywhere.

“I wish that all my friends who strive everyday to create and live truly art-filled lives can understand completely the immense respect, awe and love I have for their determination and resilience in the face of a world that regards art as a secondary occupation…and the fact they still get inspired to create after back-breaking, soul crushing and demoralizing day jobs…I wish they wake up and realize people still give a sh*t about what they do.”

Joe Iurato (photo © Stan Sudol)

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#1 Saber: 12 Wishes for 2012



For twelve days we’re presenting twelve wishes for 2012 as told by an alternating roster of artists and BSA readers, in no particular order. Together, they are a tiny snapshot of the people who are part of the street art scene around the world  today. Individually, each adds their personal expression of hope for tomorrow.

Today’s wish comes from Saber, a Los Angeles based graffiti artist well known for his signature style with cans and his outspoken opinions on topics affecting everyday people. Diagnosed with a difficult to treat illness as an adult, he has made a very public campaign of his own fight to get medical help. By doing so he is raising awareness about the fact that every day, while politicians bloviate and insurance companies bloat with dollars, millions of average Americans are effectively shut out from getting medical care.

Along with a photo of his daughter, Saber sends just this one wish;

“I Want Access To HealthCare !”

 

 

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