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Molly Crabapple drawings for "A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez", 2019-2020

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Call No.: MS#2014
Bib ID 14634633 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Crabapple, Molly
Title Molly Crabapple drawings for "A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez", 2019-2020
Physical Description 0.42 Linear Feet (1 flat box)
Language(s) English .
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22 gouache, acrylic, and ink drawings on 12"xl6" sheets of Arches watercolor paper. Drawings were originally used in the animation "A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez". Originally presented by Naomi Klein and The Intercept, the short film is illustrated by Molly Crabapple, produced by Sharp As Knives, and was released April 17th 2019 in promotion of the Green New Deal. The set also includes a printout of the storyboard, and 4 additional rough sketches.

A Message from the Future is a work that coincided with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's House Resolution 109, "Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal." The animated video is a collaboration between Ocasio-Cortez and staff at The Intercept, including Naomi Klein, as well as co-directors Kim Boekbinder and Jim Batt. Ocasio-Cortez and Avi Lewis co-write the script and the original artwork is by Molly Crabapple

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Molly Crabapple is an author and artist whose recent work includes Brothers of the Gun, A Memoir of the Syrian War, that was long listed for a National Book Award and was the focus of an exhibit and exhibition catalog at Haverford College. Her work is part of the permanent collections of the New York Historical Society, Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress, and is hanging in the Colorado State House.

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"A Message from the Future" Set


List of Contents:



Box 1 Folder 1 Storyboard for "The Green New Deal. v. 1.0 (produced by Sharp As Knives, LLC)


Box 1 Folder 1 Storyboard for "The Green New Deal. v. 2.0 (produced by Sharp As Knives, LLC)


Box 1 Folder 2 AOC/GND Video Script - AOC copy edits and re-write


Box 1 Folder 3 AOC-GND - Storyboards v3 (emails)


Box 1 Folder 4 Miscellaneous sketches (7)


Box 1 Folder 5 Title Card


Box 1 Folder 5 Train car


Box 1 Folder 5 You can't be what you can't see


Box 1 Folder 6 Green New Deal with quote bubbles


Box 1 Folder 6 1977 New York


Box 1 Folder 6 Oil executives


Box 1 Folder 7 Dr. Hansen

(Damaged: torn)


Box 1 Folder 7 Board Room with cash


Box 1 Folder 7 Rhinos


Box 1 Folder 8 Puerto Rico

(Damaged: torn)


Box 1 Folder 8 12 years to cut emmissions change everything


Box 1 Folder 8 Pyramid


Box 1 Folder 9 Mother, Soldiers, Rosie


Box 1 Folder 9 Solar and wind workers


Box 1 Folder 9 Woman with shovel and Indigenous people


Box 1 Folder 10 Students at desk


Box 1 Folder 10 Chalkboard/wheelchair


Box 1 Folder 10 Hurricane, first responders


Box 1 Folder 11 13 faces


Box 1 Folder 11 Ileana at podium


Box 1 Folder 11 Older train car


Box 1 Folder 12 We can be whatever we have the courage to see


Box 1 Folder 12 Two heads