Samia Halaby and Rachid Koraichi are among the signatories of a letter reaffirming support for “the Palestinian struggle for liberation, self-determination and the return of refugees.”
Artists have created illustrated recipes for homemade sazón, mashups of the Trump family with Francisco Goya artworks, and more.
A group of 280 leading scholars, writers, and artists — including Angela Davis, Noam Chomsky, and Brian Eno — signed the petition in response to Turkey’s invasion of Kurdish regions in northeastern Syria.
If you’re an artist who’s complained about the oil industry and the way fossil fuel extraction is damaging the environment, you now have a chance to put your money where your mouth is.
On Sunday, artists participating in and attending the 2015 Venice Biennale launched a campaign titled “Artists’ Letter for Palestine.”
Yesterday the Gulf Labor Coalition, which is an official participant of the central exhibition of the 2015 Venice Biennale, and the G.U.L.F. (Gulf Ultra Luxury Faction) group staged a variety of protest actions at the international exhibition.
Editor’s note: The article was written by Omar Barghouti, who is a founding committee member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI). PACBI is a member of The Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions Campaign National Committee (BNC). This article is the fourth in a continuing series exploring BDS and its connection to the art world.
Some 1,000 British artists have signed on to a cultural boycott of Israel, pledging their “support [for] the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.”
Editor’s note: For roughly three years, Hyperallergic has been covering the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and how it manifests in the art world, including recently during the 31st São Paulo Biennial. The following report outlines recent developments in regards to BDS and the positions of various art-related entities.
The art magazine Mute has published a call for the boycott of London’s Zabludowicz Collection over its founder’s connection to the Israeli arms trade and lobbying efforts. The digressive text, which according to Mute‘s editorial introduction was “originally published online a few months ago,” was posted to the magazine’s website on December 11.
The organizers of Manifesta continued to denounce calls for a relocation or boycott of the biennial at a press conference yesterday in London.
An artist collective called Chto Delat has announced its withdrawal from this year’s edition of Manifesta, scheduled to take open in St. Petersburg in June, amid growing controversy surrounding the policies of the Russian state, according to a statement posted on the group’s Facebook page.