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Posts Tagged ‘activism’

Ctrl-Alt-Shift Chantelle Fiddy Interview

Part 1 of our art editor’s coverage of United Underground 2, a music, art and activism event that ran all day last Saturday at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

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Valerie Pezeron: Tell me about the event today?

Chantelle Fiddy: It’s a new style of club night. The idea is to bring together music, seek art and activism under on roof to show that they are all married and they can be used towards a good cause.

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VP: It’s the second year in a row, capsule isn’t it?

CF: It’s the second event we did. I think we did the first one in June or July and we used the roof as well last time, advice until it rained and then we had to go inside! It was… read more

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Crude, a review of the movie by Joe Berlinger about oil company Chevron-Texaco in the Ecuador Amazon

A review of Crude, a documentary film following lawyers Pablo Fajardo and Steven Donziger as they try to win compensation from Chevron-Texaco, who dumped vast quantities of crude oil into the Amazon over a period of several decades.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Louisa Lee:  I’ve noticed that you’ve got a fine art background, rx how did this develop into illustration? Zöe Barker: Since I was a kid I wanted to be an […]

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Climate Camp goes to COP15 in Copenhagen December 2009, Part 3

Reclaim Power! Climate Justice Action outside the Bella Centre on December 16th 2009, Climate Camp sets up in Hopenhagen, and my analysis of what our actions achieved.

Written by Amelia Gregory
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Copping Out: The latest from Trafalgar Square

What's happening down at the COP OUT Camp out

Written by Grace Beaumont

Illustration by Verity Smith Waking on Friday morning I can tell by the sunlight streaming into my room that for a change it’s a bright and clear day, doctor cheapest […]

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COP15: The action starts now

Climate Justice Action events taking place this week at the Copenhagen summit

Written by Grace Beaumont

So, page Lets tackle the name situation. I was on your blog reading the suggestions that fans sent you and my favourites were Rad Stewert and Wasabi Lube… J: Oh, […]

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Operation Bike Bloc: Designing the Resistance Machine!

The designing and building of the Bike Bloc prototypes in Bristol and what's in store for Copenhagen.

Written by Grace Beaumont

An interview with artist and activist John Jordan: Find out how the designing and building of the Bike Bloc prototypes went in Bristol last week, and what is in store for Copenhagen.

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The 2009 Freedom To Create Prize Awards at the V&A

Artists activists earn major exposure with top creative expression awards

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Illustration by Naif Al-Mutawa courtesy of PagetBaker Associates What do you do when your freedom of expression has been seriously hampered? What happens when an artist has to muster all […]

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Direct action! (And why we should do it)

Written by Marta Puigdemasa

You’re about to read a straightforward initiation plan that might not just change your life, but also (with a little help of your friends, and maybe the friends of your friends) our world.

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Ghost Forest: Trafalgar Square au natural

Angela Palmer‘s ecological art is a wake-up call for those still absent from the Climate Change argument

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Yesterday a group of activists joined representatives from Canada’s First Nation communities to protest against RBS’s continued funding into Tar Sands.   Tar sands is a particularly oily soil which […]

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Signs Of Revolt – Creative Resistance & Social Movements since Seattle

5 of the disobedient and mischievous activist groups you should check out and get involved with now…

Written by Adam S

A cold November night and I journey to a very cosy Camden Barfly to view Plastiscines. This band are the latest export from the country who gave us Eric Cantona, […]

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Squatting a school to reclaim it for the community

Community led action shaming the quick-fix money making council...

Written by Grace Beaumont

With our current fixation with everything 80s and 90s, tadalafil it’s easy to see why the 60s have become a little side-tracked, a little blasé, and so ‘a few’ years […]

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I wanna be in their gang

Andrea Crews, French Fashion Collective

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

Redesign the Royal Bank of Scotland for Sustainability

Open brief from Amelia's Magazine and PLATFORM, Closing date: 2nd Nov 2009

Written by Amelia

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

Camp for Climate Action

One week to go!

Written by Tom Russell

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

Climate Camp Cymru: Ffos-y-Fran mine action

Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, 13-16 August 2009

Written by Amelia

Richard Hogg: Off The Wall Concrete Hermit Gallery Concrete Hermit?5a Club Row? London?E1 6JX Until 29th August 10am – 6pm Mon – Sat Off the wall is a simple story […]

Yes Men partner with Richard Branson to save the planet

Green Park, London, 10 August 2009

Written by Amelia

Watching their electric performance at The Garage, information pills I immediately understood why all the major music publications are getting their knickers in a twist over The Pains of Being […]

Would You Say Yes To These Men?

London, Fim Premiere

Written by Cari Steel

When did you last hear an amazing story? A tale of derring-do, help medical or grand ambition, shop heights scaled, ambulance depths plumbed – simple stand-up human decency or quiet […]

Do You Want To?

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Written by Tom Russell

When did you last hear an amazing story? A tale of derring-do, help medical or grand ambition, shop heights scaled, ambulance depths plumbed – simple stand-up human decency or quiet […]

Vestas: a tale of life on the magic roundabout

Vestas, Isle of Wight, July-Aug 2009

Written by Amelia

On our way out of an informative but visually underwhelming lingerie exhibit in south bank’s Fashion and Textiles Museum, this site all was soon forgiven when a well deserved browse […]

Earth First! Summer Gathering : the Summer Preview Series

19th - 24th August 2009, Cumbria

Written by Tom Russell

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]