Activists planning to fight Trump for the next four years will use their blood, sweat and tears literally.
llma Gore is a member of the guerrilla art collective INDECLINE, responsible for the naked Trump statues that appeared in five different cities late last year. Now, Gore’s got an even wilder anti-Trump project planned, one that involves actual human blood.
Gore hopes to use the blood of activists and artists to make a painting called RISE UP THY YOUNG BLOOD, VICE reports. The official blood drive, which Gore hopes will attract “high profile donors,” will begin on Jan. 13. Details about the project won’t be revealed until two days later.
“Its important for Trump to know his actions will be met with resistance from the leaders of the art world,” INDECLINE told VICE. “Its unlikely that he realizes how inspired most artists have become to fight back as a result of his gaining the presidency. We will be the shadow that follows Trump and provides the checks and balances our government fails to.”
The creators stressed that blood and watercolor paint are identical, except one “smells a little weird.” Though the creators understand the importance of donating blood for medical reasons, they also believe that blood-based artwork will send a uniquely powerful message to the Trump administration.