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Los Angelino Artist Speaks Out About Censorhsip And Marginalization In The Arts

by Anonymous Marginalized Artist Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2008 at 7:53 PM

A public statement about a police intel domestic terrorism campaign aimed at the censorship and marginalization of artists

Attn: Los Angeles Indymedia Admins and Readers..

The following is a statement that I believe is relevant to this site as it is about the censorship, suppression, and control of independent thought, activism, and freedom of expression.

I am a Los Angelino leftist-progressive artist that has been marginalized by the intel establishment in cooperation withthe local and federal police, and other corporate thugs, companies, and institutions. Through many dirty tricks I have been rendered into poverty and social isolation. They achieved this through a host of dirty tricks that included vandalism, drugging, kidnapping for behavioral modification/hypnosis, slander, and social marginalization both personally and professionally and more. This has gone on for many years. I believe I was targeted because I had an early history of activism that included environmentalism and anti fascism.

I have recently made some statements [excerps below] to that effect in an art special interest forum. Immediately afterward a long standing rift between me and my siblings, who have also been affected by these activities reached a boiling point. Also my bicycle, which is in a locked garage was innocuously vandalized; timed to occur immediately after I made my statements. My bicycle, a symbol of free movement, has been a frequent target of vandalism and I can prove it. These innocuous vandalisms are meant to let you know that they are near and that they can get to you. If you complain to the in-cahoots police about these activities, they are trained to put you in the crank file and railroad you into a mental institution if they can. There have been more overt criminal vandalisms of my bike such as cutting the spokes, destroying the lights, and theft of the parts. There have also been more serious vandalisms in my professional life, one of which I will describe below.

There has been a long standing pattern of abuses that I will describe below aimed at censoring my work and keeping me in a state of dependent poverty and social marginalization. I made statements to that effect in the aformentioned forum when I reached a crescendo of frustration. I removed the statements I excerpt below from the forum, not because Im afraid of retaliation, or from losing my resolve, but because Im concerned it will put a bad taste in the mouth of the art collectors and enthusiasts that enjoy my work. I have not posted my name here only because I would prefer to just be an independent working

artist. I would prefer not to be an activist and just bring joy to people through my work, but if even my normal professional

activities are impeded any further, that is ALL I will be doing. I will use my considerable and varied talents exclusively to

bring the worst possible yet just light on these enslavers, traitors, and cowards.

Here are the relevant excepts from the statements that I would like to express here:

"Ive been subjected to a pattern of domestic terrorism that has been going on in my life since I was a boy. The culprits are in police intelligence and they've been persecuting me for my political beliefs and associations and for corrupt monetary gain. [Edit: I continued to explain that my computers were vandalized and It affected my ability to post my artwork regularly] They call it gaslighting, I believe; A pattern of harassment through disruption, vandalism, deliberately inflicted emotional harm and slander that is the root cause of my inability to post regularly."

"For example, the computer problems Ive had were part of the terrorism campaign. ALL of the computers In my home had critical operating programs removed. I repaired my computer and it worked fine in the shop. I brought it home and went to sleep exhausted and awoke to find the critical programs removed again. I purchased a used laptop and it worked fine at the shop. I brought it home and went to sleep exhausted. When I woke up, the laptop had the same operational software removed. The lights in my bedroom and my porch were put out during this time; it happened several times as well in the same 48hr period and there were no electrical problems or anything... I call it terrorism because that's what it is. The purpose of gaslighting is to fill you with self doubt, drive you into self destructive behavior, and paralyze you with fear; thus terrorism. They tortured me outright many many times."

"I warned them that if they didnt stop it, I would go public with what they have been doing. Well, they didnt stop so I am

posting this..."

"The intel establishment has deeply infiltrated the police with the cops full overt cooperation. Where an ordinary person would just get another computer and light bulb and just push forward and get the job done, I can get paralyzed with terror and emotional conflict. Thats because I was tortured outright many many times. They've developed a pattern of abuse where they abduct you, drug you, torture you without leaving a trace; no bruises, no broken bones or skin. Believe me there is A LOT that can be done within those parameters; such as measured pressure on your extremities without inflicting noticeable damage, hypnosis and psychiatric terror designed to instill emotional conflict and other self destructive behaviors. Preventing you from breathing short of death is excruciating, and also leaves no trace. And dont even get me started about sexual abuse."

"When I tried to make official complaints they threatened me and my family's life. Also there is a lot of money behind this

and all the right people are bribed to have this be treated like a psychiatric problem about me rather than a criminal one by police intel. Thousands and thousands have been subjected to this pattern of abuse not just me. You just never hear about them because mainstream media ignores it in cahoots with the intel establishment."

"Agian this has nothing to do with law enforcement; this is about disruption and preventing me from launching into any

independent career in the arts. I couldnt even get a job as a tomato washer at Whole Foods Market (a local health food

supermarket) due to the thoroughness of my marginalization. I could easily have become an ebay powerseller several times over by now if not for these activities [Edit: my primary source of income now is selling my artwok on eBay at virtual garage sale devaluation]. They want to either make me a homeless bum, an institutionalized wretch, or force me to live under an art-slave

contract for a work for hire company. And believe me, whatever is negotiated in good faith wont matter, my signature will end up in any document they want by torture or forgery. Its happened before."

[And this is the part directed to the goon squad's attention:]"I will continue my attempts at an independent career in the

arts. If they disrupt or impede me in any way, I will go public on a much more massive scale; Im not just a [artist] I am a multi talented multi media artist. I can write well, animate well, compose videos, and Ive learned a lot about social networking and marketing these last few years. I can definitely get the word out if this treasonous perfidy doesnt stop [ONCE AND FOR ALL ASSHOLES!]."

"...Im honest, sane, and conduct myself ethically (another reason you dont hear about this stuff is people are railroaded to jail or mental institutions when they come out about it) I am NOT suicidal (another reason you dont hear about this kind of thing is that people who come out about it are found with a noose around their neck and a suicide note that was likely as not written FOR them rather than by them). In spite of the terror, I have a lot of love for life and art and I am very enthusiastic about continuing to make good works of art in the future."

[Edit: excerpts from a follow up statement on the same forum thread:]

"With regard to the computer vandalism: none of the computers were hooked up to a network or LAN system. They operated independently and only one of them was hooked up to the net and on dial up at that. Furthermore, they were all effectively deactivated and this was timed to happen immediately after I reorganized my workspace for greater efficiency. This was another assault, one of many in my life, designed to disrupt my creative endeavors. Critical operating files were removed from all of them and when I bought another computer, the same happened to that one after I fell asleep. They were deactivated by either being physically removed, or from non-consentual remote access to my computer systems. Im still challenged to repay the money owed for the computer purchase and repairs."

"For many years, there has been a tremendous campaign by RICO criminals and traitors under color of authority to censor or degrade my works and my person, especially any independent works. Great inner turmoil has been conditioned to my artistic creativity by the methods I previously described. Its extremely challenging to overcome and every time I have, Ive been disrupted by either further conditioning or through dirty tricks, vandalism, and slanders in my personal and social life. This has been the root cause why I have been unable to post regularly or reestablish myself as a working artist. These inner conflicts reached a crescendo [Edit: I went on to describe how I destroyed an artwork in frustration and that I regretted making the statements because it may leave a bad taste in the mouth of those that would otherwise be interested in collecting my work.]"

[Edit: Again I direct my next statements more to the Treason-Goons than to my art collectors] "This is the LAST time that I will make an 'effort'. Ive developed the personal technologies to overcome the conditioning if I am not disrupted. If I am prevented from making the next steps to reestablish myself as a working artist, with my OWN INDEPENDENT WORKS, I will go after the bastards publicly and on a wide scale throughout the internet and with legal help as well. Again, I am NOT suicidal, Im not in any legal trouble, and Im not going to be doing anything that will give the authorities the legitimate pretext to institutionalize me."

[Edit: I concluded this statement and apologized to the collectors and art enthusiasts for the drama and stated that I hoped the statements wouldnt tarnish their enjoyment of my artworks in the future.]

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Sounds like Paranoia to me an artist too Wednesday, Jun. 18, 2008 at 2:16 PM
Hmmmmm.... Lord Locksley Wednesday, Jun. 18, 2008 at 4:05 PM
This troll is actually worth commenting on... Marginalized Artist Wednesday, Jun. 18, 2008 at 4:34 PM
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