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Posts Tagged ‘Liberate Tate’

Liberate Tate presents All Rise at Tate Modern

The latest Liberate Tate intervention focused on the trial of BP over the Deepwater Horizon disaster that happened in the Gulf of Mexico back in 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

AllRise Tate Modern Platform art intervention
Last week Liberate Tate presented their latest performance All Rise at Tate Modern. Each day three performers entered the galleries to whisper the official transcript of the current BP trial that is taking place in New Orleans, for the company's 2010 Gulf of Mexico catastrophe. The performers livestreamed themselves using cameras attached to their bodies for the hour-long durational piece, which viewers can watch on the All Rise website here.

AllRise Tate Modern Platform art intervention
When listened together the whispers of the performers creates… read more

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What art says about us: An interview with Silent City

The link between activism and art is at the core of Silent City’s newest venture. We spoke with members Sally Mumby-Croft, Cara Nahaul and Emily Whitebread about their new project, and their plans for the collective.

Written by Jessica Furseth

The new publication from Silent City, page ‘Art and Activism’, visit web poses three key questions: Should art be separated from activism? Should art have a political value or function? […]

Licence to spill! are keeping it clean

Your help is needed to raise ethical funds for the campaign against dirty oil money sponsoring the arts.

Written by Sophie Allain

Three oil cans; Tate Summer Party, remedy Photography by Immo Klink Gushing from floral skirts, spilling elegantly from giant white eggs, jetting from paint tubes across the floor of the […]

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Liberate Tate create a Crude Awakening artwork at Tate Modern

On Tuesday 14th September 2010 Liberate Tate yet again staged an intervention in the Turbine Hall to highlight the Tate's sponsorship by BP. This action comes ahead of the Crude Awakening day of protest on Saturday 16th October.

Written by Amelia Gregory

blogslam.london Mr and Mrs Collingham, search illustrated by Krister Selin When my oldest pal Lydia announced her engagement and subsequent wedding, information pills I struggled to imagine her having a […]

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Smash the Piggy Piñata at the Annual International Banking Conference

This morning I paid an early morning visit to the Annual International Banking Conference, attended by head honchos from RBS... and activists from UK Tar Sands Network and Climate Camp London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Amelia Gregory. This morning I made an especially early start so that I could take a whack at a ‘piggy piñata’ outside the Annual International Banking Conference held […]

Tate is complicit in the creation of the largest oil painting in the world.

As the Tate Modern celebrates its 10th anniversary activists from Liberate Tate highlight its close relationship with the oily giant BP.

Written by Amelia Gregory

makeandmend Illustration to show the extent of the Deepwater Horizon oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico by Abigail Daker. You know that huge oil slick? The really foul one […]