Rocky Dobey Portfolio

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Rocky Dobey Portfolio

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Rocky Zenyk Dobey

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Street billboard, bolted to abandoned building
Photograph of a billboard put up after Gardner Myers was killed by police. July 1988. Lester Donaldson's name was added August 9 when he also was killed by the police.

Anti-police billboard
Photograph of a billboard put up after Gardner Myers was killed by police. July 1988. Lester Donaldson's name was added August 9 when he also was killed by the police.

'Bite Your Tongue' Elections Canada
Painting installed on an abandoned building during the 1984 political election.

Leonard Peltier
Photograph of a painting on reflection office tower glass that was then mounted to an abandoned building on Queen Street near John.

July 11, 1990
The first day of the Oka uprising.

General Strike
This was a painted book installed on Bathurst Street.

Prisoners' Justice Day
A painted book bolted to a street pole near the Don Jail in Toronto.

Ronnie B.
A drug overdose memorial plaque bolted to a street pole.

Jim Campbell
A street installed memorial on Parliament Street. In Toronto. I miss Jim.

Nothing to smile about
"After years of tight-lipped colonialism, nothing to smile about."

Rosie died
This was a plaque that was chained to a street post on Queen Street.

The Ministry of Keeping Everything Absolutely the Same
This hand painted billboard bolted to the top of an abandoned building at Queen and John was a political parody referring to the billboards for the movie 1984.

Honour Native Land: Support the Occupation of Revenue Canada
This protest banner was installed on a vacant bank at Bathurst and Queen St.

Honour Native Rights: Support Native Self-Determination
Painting mounted on boarding of empty lot near Jarvis and Queen.

The Art of Apartheid
An anti-apartheid art piece installed on an abandoned building at Queen and John.

Rape. It sounds all too familiar.
An unauthorized feminist billboard installed on an abandoned building at Queen and Portland.

MediaCon gallery
These parody advertising billboards were bolted to an abandoned building on Augusta Avenue, north of Dundas Street.

Homeless
This painting was installed on a vacant building at Portland and Queen St.

In politics, there is no gratitude
This was bolted to a building on Ryerson Avenue in Toronto.

Coca Cola-nization
Political billboard bolted to an abandoned building on Queen Street West.
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