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Category Archives: Ethical Spectacle
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 [...]
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.
Written by admin. Posted on 15/01/2012.
At night on Saturday the 14th January the art collective Liberate Tate carried out their latest unofficial performance in Tate Modern highlighting Tate’s complicity in BP’s controversial oil extraction practices around the world.
Written by admin. Posted on 14/08/2011.
100,000s of students in Chile are currently involved in a running battle with their government over the demand for free and equal access to Education and against the ongoing privatisation of the system. The movement has seen everything from huge ‘kiss-ins’: To ‘Thriller Zombie‘ Flash Mobs outside Parliament: The protests have also seen militancy, with [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 01/08/2011.
A message from our friends at Adbusters: Alright you redeemers, rebels, radicals and utopian dreamers out there, A worldwide shift in revolutionary tactics is underway right now that bodes well for the future. The spirit of this fresh tactic, a fusion of Tahrir with the acampadas of Spain, is captured in this quote: The antiglobalization [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 26/07/2011.
The wonderful Steve Lambert has a new project which involves him taking a huge sign saying ‘Capitalism Works For Me!’ where members of the public will be able to vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ as the sign tours different towns and cities around the US during the 2012 presidential election campaign. Steve is crowdsourcing the funding [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 14/07/2011.
As part of the ongoing campaign to get Oil money out of Arts Sponsorship in the UK which involves Platform, Liberate Tate and the Campaign against Tar Sands among others as it’s promoters, the wonderful Reverend Billy and the Church of Earthalujah stopped by London to attempt to exorcise the demon that is BP’s sponsorship [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 15/05/2011.
Some great images, placards and taking over of public space with words, signs and symbols of the Spanish Indignants movement, ‘Real Democracy Now’.
Written by admin. Posted on 19/01/2011.
“We see art not as a mirror to hold up to reality but as a hammer with which to shape it.” -Bertolt Brecht „Battle of the Spectacle“ is an art project by Electic Electric Collective operating at the crossroads of art and environmental activism. This giant hammer will try to ‘stamp out the COP16 negotations [...]