Activism

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As part of the Vision & Justice tribute at Frieze New York, we salute leading artists, writers, thinkers and activists who have contributed to the project and its mission

27 APR 21

With the tactics of dissenting groups ever-growing, Natalie Nzeyimana and Derica Shields share their insights on the Police & Crime Bill and why, in an increasingly authoritarian climate, people are still willing to risk protest

BY Natalie Nzeyimana AND Derica Shields | 13 APR 21

Charges of ‘attempted theft of a cultural asset’ against Congolese activist Mwazulu Diyabanza reveal the abyss of Europe’s self-referential legality

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 25 NOV 20

The musician remembers coming out in the aftermath of the Lebanese Civil War and the recent death of Egyptian queer activist Sarah Hegazi

BY Hamed Sinno | 26 JUN 20

Patriotic imagery and calls for ‘togetherness’ distract from grass-roots demands for systemic change

BY Orit Gat | 04 JUN 20

The actress and artist talk to Hans Ulrich Obrist about their environmental activism

BY Hans Ulrich Obrist | 12 FEB 20

Vicuña’s retrospective at Witte de With, Rotterdam, brings together over a hundred key works

The artist takes us through her multi-faceted practice, now on view in her retrospective at Museum Ludwig, Cologne 

BY Övül Ö. Durmuşoğlu | 23 APR 19

At Frieze Los Angeles’ ‘Conversations on Patronage’, Andrea Bowers discussed her work as an ‘artist activist’

BY Jennifer Piejko | 16 FEB 19

Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture has been launched in a bid to promote African American artists ‘changing the world’

07 NOV 18

Ahead of the museum’s ‘The Future Starts Here’ exhibition, eco-activists protested the sponsor’s production of diesel cars

10 MAY 18

From victims of Hurricane Harvey to the music of Roger Waters, 2017 has been full of renewed debate around support for boycotts

BY Galit Eilat | 08 DEC 17

An activist as well as an artist, Navjot Altaf talks about why political struggle is a process, not an event

BY Prajna Desai | 17 NOV 16

How is contemporary art responding to the current refugee crisis? Three case studies ...

BY Jörg Scheller | 08 SEP 16

Sean O'Toole considers the activism finding its way into the city's art scene

BY Sean O'Toole | 01 JUL 16

The enduring symbolism of a sewn mouth, from the works of David Wojnarowicz to recent protests by refugees

BY Olivia Laing | 13 FEB 16

W.A.G.E.’s fight for artist fees

BY Nicole Cohen AND Greig de Peuter | 18 MAR 15

How Occupy influenced New York’s art scene

BY Tirdad Zolghadr | 01 JAN 13

AIDS activism now and then – 25 years of ACT UP and Gran Fury

BY Jennifer Kabat | 01 SEP 12