If you've followed this blog, you know Frank's work. Like Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath ("I’ll be ever’where- wherever you look . . . "), Frank is on street with his cameras any time there's a march or demonstration or action. You've seen him in his flak jacket, his cameras strapped on, a dapper Errol-Flynn-meets-Dennis-Hopper-as-the-photographer-in-Apocalypse-Now.
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(Photo by Rev. Erik Christensen)
The best part of all, though, is hanging out with Frank. After all, how many other photographers do you know that can cover the street action while giving a running update on global affairs as gleaned from his reading in 5 languages?
2013 was great! (See the selection of photos below.)
I can't wait to see what 2014 brings!
|December, 2011: the beginning of a beautiful friendship.|
"Obama's Nobel Prize: REVOKED!"
|December, 2011: Protesting Rahm Emanuel's|
pre-NATO restrictions on speech and assembly
|January, 2012: 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo Bay Detention Center|
(Fell shortly after Barack Obama signed NDAA detention provisions into law.)
|February, 2012: Occupy Chicago|
|March, 2012: 9th Anniversary of U.S. invasion of Iraq|
|March, 2012: Chicago protests the murder of Trayvon Martin|
|April, 2012: "Occupy Palm Sunday" in Logan Square, Chicago|
|May, 2012: Chicago protests against NATO|
|January, 2013: Guantanamo protest in Chicago|
|April, 2013: Protest against Boeing killer drone in front of Lyric Opera|
"The drone strikes on my planet have killed at least 178 children!
Please join us in our fight to stop the next phantom ray!"
|April, 2013: Good Friday performance of The Predator|
|May, 2013: Chicago protests as Guantanamo hunger strike passes Day 100.|
|May, 2013: Protest against Guantanamo detention|
|June, 2013: "I am Bradley Manning" demonstration|
|September, 2013: Rally against U.S. military intervention in Syria|
|October, 2013: March on Springfield for Marriage Equality|
|December, 2013: POSADA in support of affordable housing for Chicagoans|
To be continued . . . .