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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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Occupy Research Collective Convergence – 30 June 2012

On Saturday 30 June 2012 The Occupy Research Collective held its first convergence meeting  at UCL. The collective emerged out of series of reading groups on topics relevant to the movement. Participants decided to take their discussions a step further by … Continue reading

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Protest Camps to speak at Occupy event with Chris Hedges

On Friday January 27, 2012 Protest Camps’ Anna Feigenbaum and Patrick McCurdy will host workshops at the media@mcgill sponsored event Media, Politics and Protest Camps in the Occupy Social Movement. Anna’s workshop Feeling the Movementwill look at how feelings and … Continue reading

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The Future of Occupy and Movement Sense-making

At  a recent workshop hosted by Tent City Uni outside St. Paul’s, a group of campers and folks working in the broader Occupy movement came together to reflect on the current climate of the movement and what the future might hold. In … Continue reading

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Generation Occupy: The Demands May Not Be Televised, But Can They Still Be Heard?

We live in an age where it is socially acceptable, if not encouraged, to camp out overnight for the opportunity to hand over $500 for the latest piece of mass produced technology. Pictures of technophiles and devotees ecstatically clutching the … Continue reading

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How to Draw Capitalism? Iconography and the Occupy Movement

Last Wednesday the Creative Resistance Research Network hosted the first ‘How to Draw Capitalism‘ workshop at Occupy Finsbury Square. Sat in a circle as the sky drew dark and air turned cold, a dozen occupiers huddled around a splattering of … Continue reading

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Evictions Build Resilience: Lessons from Past Protest Camps

“We have given the women a reasonable amount of time to make their protest, but they are trespassing and they must go.” -Cyril Woodard, Chairman of the Recreation and Amenities Committee Newbury Weekly News, Greenham, 21 Jan 1982 “Now is … Continue reading

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