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SUZANNAH B. TROY: CLAYTON PATTERSON ON MAYOR BLOOMBERG
New York | October 28, 2008 | 4:33 min
PLOT: Clayton Patterson interviewed by Suzannah B. Troy on Mayor Bloomberg and his impact on New York. This interview is scathing he covers it all including the lack of cheap rent in relation to the art world. Clayton is one of the most significant key figures in documenting the Lower East Side including video footage of The Tompkins Square Riots that would rock New York City to the roots.
Clayton Patterson filmed key video footage of the riots at Tompkins Square Park that would impact many peoples live and change policing.
One day later: The Nazi robbed the rich and poor including ripping out gold teeth and many people spoke up and took the slow crowded trains to torture and death if they were not hung on the spot.
I understand your point and I make the same point about changing the laws in Mayor Bloomberg King of New York in my first youtube. I am glad Clayton refers us to the tenants of 47 East 3rd Street and urge people to help if they can. Thanks for your comment.
ABOUT SUZANNAH B. TROY ARTIST: Passionate letters published in The Financial Times re: Lucien Freud, my art and women's issues, The Wall St. Journal"Betrayal at Ground Zero", The Chief, The New York Times (9),Crains "NYU's Logo should be a dorm with a dollar", The New York Sun, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, Metro, AMNY, The Village Voice "Carbon Copy" letter of the week, Newsday, Jerusalem Post, my blog mentioned New York Mag Intelligencer neighborhood watch. Got speed bumps for Anna Silver School & doors for women's bathroom Tompkins. Donated my white blood cells twice to help a little girl fight Non-Hodgkins & man w/Lymphoma. Two hour process & you can only do it 12 x in your life. Too worn out to donate now. Way back Liz Smith mentioned me & my favorite zen quote "Live each moment as if your hair is on fire." which means live in the moment like it is your last aka live life passionately! I am really proud to say I have run 2 New York City Marathons!!! Also to have done volunteer work with pre-school handicap children at Rusk. My short stories & poems are free podcasts in itunes store. ►more
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ABOUT THE ARTIST:
CLAYTON PATTERSON, born October 9, 1948, in Calgary, Canada. Studies of art and design at various universities. Since moving to New York City in 1979, his work has focused almost exclusively on documenting the art, life and times of the Lower East Side [LES] in Manhattan. Fights against the injustice of state-authorities. In 1994 he organized the first NO!art show in his gallery after 20 NO!years. Took part in the NO!art-box multiple at Edition Hundertmark 1996, and in the NO!art-show at Janos Gat Gallery in New York in 1998. Works as Documentary-, Libertarian-, and Tattoo-artist in New York together with his wife Elsa Rensaa and various social groups. Owns and runs the most voluminous and important NO!art video-archive. Lives in New York and leads the NO!art headquarters west. ►more