Tags2009 2010 2011 Advertising Anti-Austerity Anti-Capitalist Anti-Cuts Anti-War Art Banks Barnbrook Bolivia BP Climate Change Copenhagen Creative Resistance Culture-Jamming Education Environmental Europe Exhibition France Globalisation Liberate Tate London Occupy Occupy London Stock Exchange Occupy Wall Street Oil Paris Photoshop Platform Protest Retouching Seattle Signs of Revolt Spain Sponsorship Struggle Subvertisement Tate US USA War Workshops
Tag Archives: Creative Resistance
Written by admin. Posted on 19/05/2012.
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 08/05/2011.
MaSAT (Madrid Street Advertising Takeover) is the second international SAT project, and the third in a continuing series of civil disobedience projects aimed at reclaiming space for public dialogue in a commercially saturated environment. The action took place on 30th March 2011 and resulted in 106 bus shelter advertising ads being removed. PublicAdCampaign say of [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 20/04/2011.
Another superb intervention entitled ‘Human Cost’ by Liberate Tate at Tate Britain on the 1st anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico disaster, this is from the press release: “On the same day, 166 people who work in the arts published a letter in the Guardian calling on Tate to end its sponsorship relationship with BP. [...]
Green Patriot Posters is a communications campaign centered on posters that encourage all U.S. citizens to build a sustainable economy. Featuring some great designs including Signs of Revolt’s Noel Douglas , Green Patriot Posters has grown out of the successful website greenpatriotposters.org, which invites designers and artists to submit posters dealing with environmental issues. Containing [...]
Memefest nurtures and rewards theory, practice and research of communication that works towards a more equal society, it is a unique Festival and deserves your full support, this year’s competition ends very soon, so get over there and get your work in! http://www.memefest.org
Moving around London, there are more and more visual clues to the unrest bubbling under the surface, here’s a few visual treats Signs of Revolt has spotted over the past few weeks…
Written by admin. Posted on 25/12/2010.
One of the delights of the student revolt is the forms of new, imaginative actions happening around the cuts. The University of Strategic Optimism is one such group, using Corporate spaces such as Banks and Supermarkets to hold ‘lectures’ on the destructive effects of the Market on Education, they are, they say, “A University based [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 05/11/2010.
Art activists under the umbrella name Liberate Tate–including Signs of Revolt exhibitors The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination–have been hard at work this year trying to end the Tate’s sponsorship by Oil company BP. In May during the 10th Birthday celebrations they entered the Turbine Hall of Tate Modern and launched dozens of giant black helium [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 20/09/2010.
Oh France, such a strong revolutionary tradition yet the Republican anti-clerical ‘spirit’ to it’s shame is being used as a reason for oppressing those who have had to suffer the most since 9/11, Muslims. So you’ve heard about the banning of the hijab in France, yes? Well unsurprisingly as in the UK, this intolerance has [...]
Written by admin. Posted on 18/11/2009.
More invitations to play! Phew…what a weekend! Hundreds at the opening, hundreds more visiting over the weekend, the 500 in our initial consignment of catalogues gone, Over 100 registered for the talks, which will be put up online once we get a chance to edit them! The screening of the superb, inspiring and deeply moving [...]