Gee Vaucher

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Gee Vaucher is a visual artist who was born in 1945 in Dagenham, East London, England.

Her work with English art collective and punk rock band Crass was influential to the ‘protest art’ of the 80s. 

The band used stencils to spray graffiti and messages on the Underground in London and on billboards, they also co-ordinated squats and organised political action.

Vaucher, whose real name is unknown, is a vegetarian and in her Animal Rites book, she says:

“All humans are animal, but some animals are more human than others..”

Her own take on George Orwell’s quote in his famous novella 1984:

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”