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Frieze Explores the Possibilities of Political Activism in Art-making

Frieze continues to be a key destination for collecting institutions around the world, enabling the entry of works by today’s most forward-thinking artists....

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Armchair Activism (Apathy in the UK)

Social media can activate interpersonal ties but won't necessarily turn ordinary citizens into hyper-activists...

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Activism: Move to stop Murdoch Owning BskyB

"In 24 hours, nearly half our mass media could be owned by Rupert Murdoch." Avaaz.org has posted a campaign to block the UK governments decision which would allow Rupert Murdoch to purchase...

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Activism: Open Media to Support Protests in the Middle East.

  Avaaz.org is looking to raise money to create an independant online media portal to allow 'blackout' proof coverage of the protests.  Trebuchet supports the creation of open media...

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Hauser & Wirth Take on Estate of Gustav Metzger

The move marks the first time Metzger, who helped lead a mid-20th-century art movement known as auto-destructive art, has ever been represented by a commercial gallery....

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Radical Black Resistance

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, a new show explores the impact of Angela Davis' visit to East Germany in 1972. ...

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Ai Weiwei Creates 10,000 Masks in Aid of Coronavirus Charities

Humanitarian groups will receive income from the artist-activist's artful masks, some of which bear a defiant middle finger....

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Hannah Starkey First Institutional Solo Exhibition

As the fourth recipient of the annual £100,000 Freelands Award, the Hepworth Wakefield will present a major survey exhibition of the photographer in 2020....

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Keeping The Faith – The Billy Bragg Election Tour

This sold-out show was a call to arms that there is another way, and that we can take a great leap forwards to a fairer, more equal society....

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Art on the Streets Exhibition

The posters invite the viewer to consider the role that visual activism can play in our everyday experience, highlighting the power of images to challenge and empower....

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Girl With No Name

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the crusading socialist who just shocked American politics....

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All the World’s a Stage: Ian McKellen Plays His Part

Frank self-analysis offers some fascinating insight into Ian McKellen's career trajectory; an essential watch for both fans and those interested in an experienced actor’s perspective....

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Why Being an Artist is not a Job

Working away in the studio is play with consequences not a job, thank goodness!...

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Creating Utopia & Dystopia

We recreate our myths everywhere, those which are beautiful and horrifying ...

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Max Klinger & The Freudian Unconscious

Max Klinger is a thought provoking artist who was influential on early modernism his work not only helps to explain complex theories but also helped to form them!...

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Exclusive Colleges Make For More Inclusive Colleges. Whut?!

Student-led protests for inclusive campuses are more likely at selective universities ...

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Sounds Unfair: The Plight of Britain’s Independent Music Venues

A quiet disaster has been happening in our town and city centres, only now are we doing something about it...

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Entrenched imperial orders do not die pretty deaths

The angst, humiliations, and sundry degradations of working people that are inherent to capitalism are unbearable for the multitudes...

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Obama Fills His Suit Only Too Well

While it is tempting to label Barack Obama, as many have, an "empty suit." Fact is, the term is not only facile but inaccurate....

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An extortion and shakedown racket. Which you elected.

You accepted your economic betters' paltry bribes and transformed mass media consumer distraction into your mode of being...

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A spurious god created by a corrupt elite – Capitalism

fter one presents a cogent critique of capitalism, one is likely to hear the following as a reply from the propagandized, good citizens of corporate state-levied economic despotism (as, in fact, I...

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Diamanda Galás [Interview]

'The work may recall the state of isolation, which is common to all of my performance works'. ...

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Sarah Corbett: Interview (Part 2)

In part 2 of this interview, Trebuchet's Sarah Corbett speaks to the Craftivist Collective's Sarah Corbett about political art, Tracey Emin and Occupy...

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Sarah Corbett: Interview (Part 1)

In part one of this interview, Trebuchet's Sarah Corbett speaks to the Craftivist Collective's Sarah Corbett about the growth of craftivism, practical issues and how craftivism can change and...

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Fortune’s Fools

When questioned by the youth of future generations about how you responded when the earth was burning, will you reply that you went to the mall staring at a glowing electronic box, engaged in...

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Ministry Release Live Album/DVD

“Seriously, the Wacken show was special,” Jourgensen says. “The crowd was great and the band were so tight and heavy, they blew everyone away."...

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Caring friends can save the world

Research shows that "wanting to improve the world starts with teens caring about their friends, Concordia research shows."...

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A Financial Cliff, a War on Christmas, and Other Dim Tidings

The conversation, between humankind and catastrophic natural phenomenon, tends to be a bit one-sided....

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The Tribes of Britain

To be an activist is to suffer defeat after defeat after defeat. Without spirituality to recharge and revive us the danger is we fall into bitterness or despair or worse, self-righteousness. ...

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Twitter Storms

It’s dangerous, people are not who they seem on the internet. Inside those twitter storms (I’ve had a few) there are usually one or two who hang around for a week or so, its easy to pick up...

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