Image by Bec Young, in collaboration with Radical Action for Mountain People's Survival. Screenprinted by justseeds.
About the artist: Bec Young is a visual artist who works primarily in printmaking, paper cutting, illustration, and installation. Her practice also includes direct interactions within communities, empowering others, skill sharing, and facilitating change. Her work has been shown internationally, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, Slovenia, and Great Britain, and was included in A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking in 2012.
About the organization: Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival (RAMPS) is a non-violent direct action campaign based in the southern coal fields of West Virginia, dedicated to ending all forms of strip mining in Appalachia. RAMPS’ direct action tactics are part of the larger movement to end mountaintop removal.