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Where art meets climate change

London’s Two Degrees festival gets the audience involved in the hope of provoking thoughts, and action, for change.

Filed in: Activism Art Climate Change Ethical Consumerism Film Oil Poetry United Kingdom

Fracking futures: a taste of what’s to come

Politics and art will collide at a new exhibition, as artist Helen Evans explains.

Filed in: Art England Environment

The Palestinian boy who remains 10 years old

Noreen Sadik tells the story of Handala, a young refugee created by cartoonist Naji al-Ali. A child that won’t age until he can return home.

Filed in: Activism Art Israel Palestine Politics

Festival showcases Reel Iraq

A decade on from the invasion of Iraq, a four-day celebration of the country’s culture takes place in the UK.

Filed in: Art Culture Film Iraq Music Poetry United Kingdom

New Internationalist cartoonist detained

Palestinian Mohammad Saba’aneh is being held without charge by the Israel Defense Forces.

Filed in: Art Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

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

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