The Illuminator

Light Graffiti: The Intersection Of Art And Politics

A group called The Illuminator ditched the picket signs to protest in a new way.

By Melissa Prax | October 6, 2016

Want to get someone to pay attention to you? Try lighting up the side of a building in protest.

That's what political artist group The Illuminator is doing. The collective isn't about one issue, but many.

So instead of paper signs and crowds, you see a projection.

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There are some downsides, like only being able to shine the light graffiti at night.

And some of the demonstrators have been arrested, though the law is still a little shaky since technically it's free speech.

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