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Craftivist: ‘I’m a piece’ of fighting for justice

Rin Simpson says the success of the #imapiece hunger campaign rekindled her drive for activism.

Filed in: Activism Art Hunger United Kingdom

Craftivists stitch against hunger

Katie Harris meets the creative campaigners getting their needles out to challenge the British government on global injustice.

Filed in: Activism Art Hunger United Kingdom

VIDEO: Going Gangnam for Ai Weiwei

Louise Gray on the pop phenomenon that’s brought Anish Kapoor and Amnesty out dancing.

Filed in: Art China Culture Human Rights

Why I don’t want a statue of Tony Blair

Felicity Arbuthnot has her own ideas about how the UK’s former Prime Minister could be remembered.

Filed in: Art Law Politics United Kingdom

Out, damn logo! Reclaiming Shakespeare from the sponsors

An anarcho-thespian performance at the British Museum raises eyebrows – and awareness.

Filed in: Art Corporations Environment

Doesn’t David Hockney see the irony?

The landscape-loving artist’s latest exhibition is sponsored by BNP Paribas, whose money is destroying environments around the world, says David Hill.

Filed in: Art Environment

Best of the Arts 2011

We watched, we read, we listened: New Internationalist’s favourite films, books and music from last year.

Filed in: Art Fiction Film Music

Interview with Antony Gormley

The British sculptor, whose naked form has been cast and displayed across the world, speaks to Libby Powell about masculinity, movement and the adventure of being human.

Filed in: Art Culture

Chicks on speed

Naked art-piles, wireless guitar shoes, and jackets that turn into tents…
Also: a controversial comedy about farmer suicides (yes, that’s right) from Indian filmmaker Anusha Rizvi, and a special focus on a new generation of exciting and talented

Filed in: Art

Be Carbon Positive!

Don’t be ‘neutral’ on climate change, be positive!

Filed in: Activism Art Climate Change

Reds implode

The spectre of Stalinism still lingers as the Communist Party of the Philippines steps up its programme of assassinating political opponents.

Filed in: Art Language

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