Operation Exposure: War is Trauma

War is Trauma by Jesse Purcell
On Nov. 15, veterans, artists and volunteers in Chicago hit the streets to wheatpaste posters on boarded-up buildings and corporate ad spaces calling attention to the suicide epidemic among veterans and the military's redeployment of soldiers with traumatic brain injuries. A collaboration between Justseeds and Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), Operation Exposure is part of the National Veterans Art Museum's Chicago in War series, which "explores the continued rupturing of the traumas of war in everyday America." The posters, reports Art Threat, are on view at the Co-Prosperity Sphere in Chicago for one month.

The Groundswell Collective has more on the project.

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