Tag Archives: Occupy

Why politics needs arts & crafts

By Dr Anna Feigenbaum, lecturer in Media & Politics and contributor to the ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Inflatable cobblestones, book blocs, musical pot lids. This week these objects joined the Victoria & Albert Museum’s collection, … Continue reading

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Letting Atmospheres Speak

Protest camps collaborator Anja Kanngieser was recently invited to give a talk at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design + Townsend Humanities Lab. In her presentation she explored the atmospheres of camps and assemblies with relation to communication and listening, … Continue reading

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Hope at the Heart of Praxis: A Round-up of the Creating Worlds Workshop

On Monday January 14, 2013 members of the Protest Camp Research Collective gathered together for the Creating Worlds Workshop with others interested in place-based resistance and the making of alternative worlds. We asked activist-researcher Sam Halvorsen to reflect on the … Continue reading

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Protest Camps and White Cubes

How might activist-art be supported rather than undermined by the visibility and space offered by contemporary cultural institutions? Reporting on the Truth is Concrete festival in Graz, Austria, guest blogger Gavin Grindon looks at recent trends that bring protest camp … Continue reading

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Protest Camps on Canal Savior with Chris Hedges

Anna Feigenbaum & Patrick McCurdy will appear on Canal Savior’s airing of Media, Politics and Protest Camps in the Occupy Social Movement.  The first episode features journalist and author Chris Hedges on April 17, 2012 at 19:00 and April 18, 2012 at 14:00. The following week, episode 2 broadcasts the panelists’ discussion on topics including anonymous, social media, black bloc tactics and police brutality. It airs on April 24, 2012 at 19:00 and April 25, 2012 at 14:00.

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Warwick University on Occupy London

From its start, there has been a discussion of what Occupy is and what it means. With few camps left around the world, some have asked whether occupy has failed, or lost. Others continue to claim that occupy has a … Continue reading

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