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Art, Activism & Architecture: Sofia Karim

British artist Sofia Karim on how she started a global resistance movement with samosa packets...

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Asia-Art-Activism Launch New Collective Programme

Till We Meet Again IRL encourages viewers to collectively dream about how we all might rise together amidst current global anxieties....

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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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The Estorick Collection Announces Bice Lazzari Exhibition

Often described as the 'Agnes Martin of Italy', Bice Lazzari remains largely unknown outside her country of birth. ...

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19.20.21: Kaoli Mashio at CASSIUS&Co

The Knightsbridge gallery and bookshop presents its third exhibition ...

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Art Objects: Martha Freud

An interview with visual artist Martha Freud ahead of her exhibition at Nonemore Gallery...

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Dark Ecology and Eremozoic Visions: Jim Naughten

An interview with artist and hyperreal ecologist Jim Naughten...

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Value in Context: Art in the Public Realm

Vestalia Chilton discusses the value and opportunities of public art. ...

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Soft Power in the Political Art of Annya Sand

An interview with London based painter Annya Sand on painting and politics. ...

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MSCHF Recreate Medical Bills and Sell to Erase $73,000 Debt

The Brooklyn-based group sold each work at a price equal to the amount of each individual’s debt, with the profits sent to the bill owners in full....

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Submissions Now Open for 16 Days 16 Films

Now in its third year, the initiative, which advocates to combat violence against women, will take place from 25 November – 10 December 2020....

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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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