Clowns Recruiting at UCSD Art Show!

 
On April 6th, 2007, the Boredom Patrol of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army set up a recruiting booth at UCSD's Open Studios gallery show. They recruited new clowns, uncovered the racism at UCSD and prettied up the gallery.

From the recruiting brochure:
We, the Boredom Patrol of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army (CIRCA) are here at UCSD to recruit for our army. We see that there is already so much recruiting on campus: army, navy, police forces, sheriffs and our competition, the Border Patrol! Also, we see that UCSD is truly a school run by clowns, because they don't mean what they say or say what they mean, they're always creating contradictions.

Take, for example this little comparison between the UCSD Principles of Community and The Koala, a newspaper on campus funded by the school through Associated Students...--Read More--

CIRCA-Boredom Patrol Website | Video Shown at Recruiting Booth | Circus of (Im)migration West Coast Tour/No Border Camp Benefit

 by sargent caterpillar (the bee)
by sargent caterpillar (the bee)
The recruiting booth included a projector with the YouTube pages, putting the Minutemen's insane part of the performance on display, as well as a television showing some of the CIRCA videos. It also had a jacket, helmet and clown nose with signs saying "Try Me!" encouraging new recruits to become a clown for a moment!

We're not done yet with the Koala, we're just beginning.

In may, we're doing the Circus of (Im)migration! It's a traveling circus all along the west coast! We'll post another update with specific show dates and locations soon...

Here's the full text of the brochure:

We are Clandestine because
the sneaking game is our favorite, especially when everyone knows your coming.

We are Insurgent because we spend our days mocking racist vigilante paramilitaries (aka the minute klan). Our only weapons are feather dusters, baguettes and bubbles.

We are Rebel because our solidarity knows no borders and because we want to eat borders like the cookie monster until they crumble in our laps.

We are Clowns because what else can one be on the edge of the nation state. Because nothing undermines the border like holding it up to ridicule. Because since the conquest tricksters have embraced the contradictions of inclusion and exclusion, creating coherence through confusion. Because in the face of fascism we are fools, both fearsome and innocent, wise and stupid, entertainers and dissenters, healers and laughing stocks, scapegoats and subversives.

We are an Army because in the borderlands we are in permanent war – a war of money against life, north against south, profit against dignity, to stop the right of mobility, of neo-Colonialism against culture and tradition.

We are C.I.R.C.A. because we live in the borderlands, always in between, on the edge of the nation state, mischevously ambiguous.


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We, the Boredom Patrol of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army (CIRCA) are here at UCSD to recruit for our army. We see that there is already so much recruiting on campus: army, navy, police forces, sheriffs and our competition, the Border Patrol! Also, we see that UCSD is truly a school run by clowns, because they don't mean what they say or say what they mean, they're always creating contradictions.

Take, for example this little comparison between the UCSD Principles of Community and The Koala, a newspaper on campus funded by the school through Associated Students...


Principles of Community: We value each member of the UCSD community for his or her individual and unique talents, and applaud all efforts to enhance the quality of campus life. We recognize that each individual’s effort is vital to achieving the goals of the university...

The Koala: A new name for you cheap, dirty, stingy, chicken eating money grubbing, african americans of jewish descent... you can all unite under the name BANJO (Bitch Ass Nig Jew)! Whats the 'O' for you ask??? OOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

Principles: We value the cultural diversity of UCSD because it enriches our lives and the university. We celebrate this diversity and support respect for all cultures, by both individuals and the university as a whole.

Koala: Fact of the day: 1 - All Iraqi girls have anal leakage since they all take it up the butt due to Islamic laws regarding chastity.

Principles: We reject acts of discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and political beliefs, and we will confront and appropriately respond to such acts...

Koala: To all you little asian girls, Youre all so fucking hot I want to pound you all so hard but your fucking pussies are too god damned shallow! Next time I drop some GHB in your drink I'm going to bring my bowie knife to carve me a cunt in your abdomen. Then Im gonna have some good ol' fashioned c-section fuckin!



So on that note, we of CIRCA think there are bad jokes and then there are REALLY bad jokes. We would like to recruit some people from this school, the home of Dr. Seuss, to learn how to be kinder, gentler clowns.

Join the Boredom Patrol not the Border Patrol! We don't shoot people in the back based on their skin color, we just sneak up behind them and blow bubbles at them!

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