protest art


A Russian Artist Reimagines the World in Bold Blue Ink

With ink on paper drawings, Dmitry Borshch brings a skeptical Russian perspective to media criticism.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
political art

Door Sculptures Bring a Message to End Hate to DC

V.L. Cox’s installation campaign aims takes the fight against discrimination to the steps of Congress.
Antwaun Sargent
art activism

These Art Activists Held 152 Events Over Trump’s First 100 Days

100 Days Action Organizer Ingrid Rojas Contreras gives us the highlights and lessons learned from of their mega-series of creative protests.
Andrew Salomone

Japanese Artist Builds Full-Scale Replica of Home Hit by Hurricane Katrina

Artist Takashi Horisaki made a replica of a condemned Lower Ninth Ward house to highlight racial tension and economic disparity.
DJ Pangburn
Fashion Film

How 'Political Fashion' Films Predicted 2017 in 2008

SHOWstudio's Nick Knight revisits 2008's prophetic ‘Political Fashion’ video series.
Azura Wannmann
textile art

'Snuggies for the Revolution’ Are the Coziest Way to Fight the Power

Johannah Herr is using the sleeved blanket to make anti-capitalism marketable.
Imran Hafiz
protest art

Spinning This Hacked Umbrella Turns It into an LED Screen for Protesters

GS&P's BETA lab speed-hacked a bike LED, turning it into the perfect tool for urban disruption.
Emerson Rosenthal
protest art

Emergency Protest-Performance Honors Standing Rock's Water Protectors and Miami's Displaced "Boat People"

Gina Cunningham’s 'For All Boat People,' accompanied by Colleen Farnum’s fiery choreography, utilizes dance, video, and prayer to honor the plight of indigenous peoples.
Monica Uszerowicz

Cardboard IKEA House and Rocking Horse Cutouts Tackle Social Inequity

Sura Haarp takes a stand against socio-political inequalities with cardboard installations.
Catherine Chapman

Mirrored #NoDAPL Protest Signs Protect Protestors from Anti-Police

New York designer Nikolas Bentel has created mirrored signs to distract police and aide the anti-DAPL protestors.
Kevin Holmes

Meet the Guerrilla Gorillas Making Patriarchy Art History

Art activist group Guerrilla Girls digs into art diversity in Europe, in a new exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery.
Catherine Chapman

Donald Trump’s Unwashed Fork to be Used in a Protest Against Xenophobia

This is what happens when Australian artist Van T. Rudd gets his hands on a dinner fork used by Donald Trump.
DJ Pangburn