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Artists are Trolling the Marcos Pa Rin! Poster Making Contest on Twitter

These creatives are fighting historical revisionism by flooding Twitter with protest art using the hashtags #Marcos100 and #MarcosArtrocities.
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In celebration of Ferdinand Marcos's 100th birthday (which, ironically enough, falls on September 11), the Marcos Centennial Facebook page posted a call-out for posters "reflecting the outstanding accomplishment and character of President Marcos as a Filipino."


However, the good people of Twitter just aren't having it. Thysz Adartse called for the creatives of #ArtPH to hijack the contest with their own protest art, and they've quickly responded using the hashtags #Marcos100 and #MarcosArtrocities.

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Here are some of our favorite posts:

Save this GIF for whenever someone claims that Marcos was a hero.

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Because "a few gold bars" is just not enough.

We all need to band together against the White Washers.

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Good work, boys. 

Appropriating the original poster is a nice touch!

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Meanwhile in 1975...

Some artists have taken to Facebook as well. We're looking forward to seeing the rest of Angelo James Esperante's series!

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Truth.

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Because we should never forget the atrocities of Martial Law.

This makes us want to catch A Game of Trolls before its run ends in September!

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Ooh, look what you made us do!





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