Mel Evans is a writer, activist, artist and part of Liberate Tate. Her book Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts (Pluto Press, 2015) examines the function and impact of oil sponsorship. She has been involved in climate activism since 2005.
From school strikers at the Royal Shakespeare Company to a Trojan horse at the British Museum, protests over oil sponsorship have gripped the arts
Demonstrations to declare a climate emergency will take place across the world this Friday
As five Turner Prize winners denounce BP sponsorship, the arts community is rising up to address the climate emergency
The disconnect between public museum programming and private hire couldn’t be starker – it’s time for the arts to rethink who it accepts money from
Trump’s trashing of the Paris Climate Accord makes it clear: we can't be satisfied with art about the political, art must change it
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