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Written by admin. Posted on 23/05/2012.
Recently 25 life-size figures appeared in front of the Deutsche Bank branch at Berlin’s Alexanderplatz. The cut-out figures were cardboard ‘clones’ of Occupy activists from around the world. In October 2011 two designers from Berlin visited Occupy Wall Street, Occupy DC and Occupy London to meet occupiers and take their photos. “The protests of the [...]
We interrupt this blog, to give you a special Olympic welcome from Signs Of Revolt Exhibitors, The Space Hijackers- “In the summer of 2012 the eyes of the world will be on London as the best gather from around the globe. The Olympics, Para Olympics and Cultural Olympiad have set the stage for a [...]
A Hamburg street artist is adding a Photoshop toolbar to the ubiquitous new H&M outdoor swimwear ads, the ads had already been criticized for the ads by the Swedish Cancer Society for using a too-tan model, but this great simple intervention shows what was really responsible! via: http://www.buzzfeed.com/copyranter/hm-bikini-posters-get-nicely-adbusted-by-street-a
This is a great new book from the States, ideal for anyone wanting a handy guide to the ‘how-to’ of creative activism and protest. But that’s what we here at Signs Of Revolt say, this is what they say… “From the Arab Spring to the American Fall and beyond, a new global people’s movement is [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 09/05/2012.
On the 25th revolutionary 1st of May demonstration in Berlin-Kreuzberg, protesters were throwing huge inflatable cobblestones, made of silver-reflective foil and tape.
Tate à Tate is a site-specific sound artwork themed around the issue of BP sponsorship of Tate presented by Platform and Liberate Tate. Tate à Tate is created by Ansuman Biswas (Tate Britain), Isa Suarez, Mae Martin and Mark McGowan (Tate Boat) and Phil England and Jim Welton (Tate Modern).
The riots that hit London last Summer have been dismissed by the Establishment as reckless criminality. But the question that is never asked is why so many young kids were prepared to risk jail and revolt in the way they did.
Pussy Riot are a collective of Russian feminist punk rockers who have been staging illegal actions against the Russian State and the corrupt regime of Vladmir Putin. Expressing the frustration and rage of a young generation is Russia unhappy with a society run by Oligarchs.
Written by admin. Posted on 16/03/2012.
Dr.D has been doing some great street level interventions over the last few years, his most recent action was to set up this great fake crime scene to protest the privatisation of the NHS by the ConDem government, below are pics of the crime scene and one more recently subvertised billboard.
Written by admin. Posted on 24/02/2012.
Hundreds of BP signs across London have been targeted by activists protesting against the company’s role as ‘Sustainability Partner’ of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Around the capital, protesters hit petrol stations, advertising hoardings, and BP-sponsored cultural institutions, disfiguring hundreds of the famous BP ‘sunflower’ logo.