ULTRA-RED REFLECTS ON THE "FESTIVAL OF RESISTANCE IN LOS ANGELES"
23 August 2000
After months of preparation, members of the audio-activist group, Ultra-red emerge from the protests around the Democratic National Convention (DNC), held in Los Angeles August 14 to 17. Collaborating with guerrilla cartographers, the Independent Media Center's radio collective as well as assisting in organizing a queer rights march, Ultra-red members reflect on how a week of protests transformed the city from a militarized zone to a patchwork of sovereign public spaces.
. . . A City on Two Axes . . .
Los Angeles has been considered by many the paradigm of urban fragmentation. It