OWS Hand Gestures
Exquisite Tweets from @DiceyTroop. Occupy movement hand signals. Occupy movement hand signals, grouped by function.
Example signals Diagram of Occupy movement hand signals used in London 2011. Twinkles and down twinkles are referred to as a "temperature check". Occupy Wall Street hand signals, an illustrated guide by Ape Lad. Occupy Wall Street - Hand Signals. Occupy Wall St. Hand Signals Explained. - Story Balloon. Occupy Portland - DownTwinkles. OccupyRichmond 10/6/11 Hand Signals. Occupy Berkeley Movement explains its hand signals. Consensus Decision-Making Hand Signals Explained at #OccupySF. Jazz Hands and Waggling Fingers: How Occupy Wall Street Makes Decisions. If you walk past the Occupy Wall Street protesters at Zuccotti Park, you may see a lot of waggling fingers.
It looks a bit like jazz hands, but here it indicates silent applause or agreement within the complex system of gestures that the group's General Assembly uses to make collective decisions. Limp wrists to the floor indicate disagreement. Making a diamond shape with your hands raises a procedural interruption. And the dreaded crossed fists, a Japanese import known as the batsu, signifies an outright block on a proposal.
What’s behind those Occupy hand signals - Ideas.