"Big Brother": the art of subversion
Art achieves its highest purpose when it questions the structures of power in a society. A goal that "Big Brother",...
We protest by creating beauty
Meet the artists and activists writing love letters on the streets.
Civic beauty without permission
Why tile a bridge across one of the busiest streets in a city without a permit and with almost no financial support?
Six creative ways to make your point at political party conventions
“Look, I know I’m not supposed to be up here, but to be honest neither is Donald Trump.”
In Tripoli, young Lebanese defy a city’s violent reputation
Graffiti and other street art, music and collective action are tools to overturn mainstream media stereotypes.
Kafranbel: a paradigm of creative storytelling (Part 2/2)
The protesters of Kafranbel combine local struggles with global interests in their banners, they present the...
Kafranbel: a paradigm of creative storytelling (Part 1/2)
As media coverage of Syria is increasingly monopolized by geopolitical and military approaches, a small town in...
Syria and the emergence of grassroots artistic production
An introduction to the colourful depth and diversity of the uprising's cultural production; a confirmation of...
Art after Occupy
In the aftermath of Occupy, artists are utilizing a diversity of tactics at the cutting edges of radical politics...
Social justice with knitting
Welcome to the world of craftivism - a way of looking at life where voicing opinions through creativity makes your...