Listings

    No events to show

Follow

Twitter

|

Facebook

|

MySpace

|

Last.fm

RSS

Subscribe

Top 25 Art Blog - Creative Tourist

Posts Tagged ‘Canada House’

Craftivism Direct Action against the Tar Sands: an interview with artist Lucy Sparrow

'Felt Impacts of the Tar Sand' was delivered to the Canada Europe Energy Summit at Canada House on Tuesday 19th November, a stark reminder of the destruction wrought by the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Image by UK Tar Sands Network, artist Lucy Sparrow, designer Daniel Sliwka

Yesterday I was alerted to an inspiring direct action designed to draw attention to the ongoing destruction involved with the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands in Canada. Together with the UK Tar Sands Network artist Lucy Sparrow created a large scale felted artwork. Lucy describes how she put her plan in action...

Image by UK Tar Sands photo by You and I Films

After nine intense days of frantic sewing and knitting, I made my way with the guys from the UK Tar Sands Network to Canada House to protest against the Canada Europe Energy Summit which brought together Canadian ministers and… read more

Recent Articles

Andrew.Majtenyi-thmb

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Andrew Majtenyi by Amelia

A review of the Andrew Majtenyi catwalk show in Canada House on Friday 19th February. Featuring elegant tailoring and 50s inspired prints. Plus a debate with myself over whether I should eat a sandwich in the front row. With illustrations by Maryanne Oliver.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Andrew Majtenyi by Maryanne Oliver Sometimes fashion designers decide to show in strange venues, there and such was the case with Canadian born designer Andrew Matjyeni, generic who decided to […]

tent

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 […]