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Film
Film

This 70s Sci-Fi Mockumentary Predicted Our Current Political Climate

In 'Punishment Park,' English filmmaker Peter Watkins imagined an America at war with itself. Not much has changed.
DJ Pangburn
8.18.17
political art
political art

Ai Weiwei’s LEGO Portraits Depict 176 Activists and Political Prisoners

For a new exhibition in Washington DC, Ai Weiwei shows LEGO portraits that resemble surveillance and internet images.
DJ Pangburn
7.1.17
dance
dance

These Social Activists Use Dance To Combat Racism

FLEXN Evolution is a timely recreation of the dance that premiered in 2015.
Francesca Capossela
6.27.17
activism
activism

Inside Anti Lab, Oakland’s Resource Center for Young Creative Resistance

The interactive pop-up offers radical texts, political art-making supplies, and workshops for surviving Trump’s America.
Nastia Voynovskaya
5.1.17
activist art
activist art

Protest Signs Remade as Light Boxes Illuminate the Civil Rights Struggle

Artist Sam Durant finds the poetry in protest language and renders it in neon.
Antwaun Sargent
4.15.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

The Performance Artist Fusing Mayan Rituals, Hip-Hop, and Punk | #50StatesofArt

How Irvin Morazan went from a Ricky Martin impersonator living in El Salvador to an outspoken, multimedia performance artist based in Virginia.
DJ Pangburn
3.31.17
Art
Art

100 Days of Artistic Resistance Against Trump Begin Now

A Bay Area group is putting together a daily calendar of creative events to resist Trump.
Andrew Salomone
1.20.17
Art
Art

The Nasty Women Exhibition is Art's Answer to Trump's Nearing Presidency

100% of the sales benefit Planned Parenthood.
Sami Emory
1.2.17
Art
Art

Native American Artist Calls Out US Injustices Through Graffiti and Neon

Jaque Fragua explains how his Native American heritage have shaped his work as an artist and activist.
Andrew Salomone
12.31.16
Art
Art

The Artful Activist Collective Fights Climate Change and Toxic Politics

Artists are gearing up for the next four years in America.
DJ Pangburn
12.30.16
Art
Art

Need More Activism In Your Art? Look No Further Than This Center

The Center for Artistic Activism helps artists and activists make their work more effective.
Andrew Salomone
12.19.16
Music
Music

It's a South African ‘Slacktivist’ Protest in Umlilo’s New Music Video

Umlilo reunites with Alv Corp and Odendaal Esterhuyse in the new music video for "Umzabalazo."
Nathaniel Ainley
9.21.16