Art and Activism

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The Austrian artist Wolfgang Zinggl looks back on his social practice collective’s project for the 1999 Venice Biennale

BY Wolfgang Zinggl | 04 APR 22

Avram Finkelstein looks back on Gran Fury’s contribution to the 1990 Venice Biennale, The Pope and the Penis, and considers how the immediacy of social media might have impacted the AIDS activist collective

BY Avram Finkelstein | 28 MAR 22

Fernanda Brenner looks at three activists groups challenging Bolsonaro’s anti-Indigenous government

BY Fernanda Brenner | 16 MAR 22

The Filipino artist-activist collective shares a chart outlining their organizing strategies

BY SAKA | 14 MAR 22

When confronted with a deeply damaging past, it becomes necessary to take action to return us to the present

BY ACT UP London | 24 OCT 18

Why ACT UP activists spray-painting over artist David McDiarmid’s ‘Rainbow Aphorisms’ posters scored an own goal

BY Paul Clinton | 15 OCT 18

At Tate Modern, the artist has installed heat-sensitive paint, tear-inducing gas and renamed the Tate extension in honour of a local activist

BY Ellen Mara De Wachter | 02 OCT 18

The artist and activist, who spent two years in jail for performing a ‘punk prayer’, was stopped from travelling to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe

09 AUG 18

Poland’s feminist ‘Bison Ladies’ storm the Japanese artist’s Warsaw exhibition in solidarity with longtime model Kaori’s allegations of bullying

07 AUG 18

Robin Campillo’s portrait of ACT UP Paris puts militancy before mourning

BY Evan Moffitt | 16 JAN 18

Artists Beatriz González and Amalia Pica discuss painting, curating, activism and identity 

BY Amalia Pica AND Beatriz González | 05 DEC 17