Performers dressed as BP employees sipped oil-contaminated champagne, and protesters displayed facts about BP’s exploitation of Iraqi resources.
BP or not BP? gathered in opposition of oil giant BP’s financial stake at the British Museum, accusing the company of bolstering its political positioning through its arts investments.
Artists went to the Design Museum to retrieve their works after the museum released a statement that angered exhibiting artists. The protests were sparked when the public institution hosted a private event organized by arms-trading company Leonardo
Many of the artists plan to attend the removal of their work by the museum this week.
Members of BP or not BP? and other collectives staged the “Fossil Free Mischief Festival” in front and in the lobby of the RSC’s Stratford-upon-Avon theater.
Newly public emails show correspondence between the museum, Russia’s London embassy, British officials, and BP.
On Thursday evening at the National Portrait Gallery, protesters drew attention to BP’s work with the Indonesian government, which has been accused of civil rights violations in West Papua.
On Sunday, with help from the theatrical protest group BP Or Not BP?, Rodney Kelly appealed to the public for the return of the Gweagal shield.
In a performance at the British Museum, the theatrical protest group BP or not BP? marked the final weekend of a BP-sponsored exhibition and responded to the election of Donald Trump.
LONDON — The irony of oil company BP sponsoring the British Museum’s current exhibition Sunken Cities will have been lost on few.
Over 200 arts professionals and scientists have signed an open letter in The Times calling for an end to BP’s new, five-year sponsorship deals with four major cultural institutions in the UK.
Art activist group BP or not BP? yesterday staged a double intervention at the British Museum to protest BP’s sponsorship of Sunken cities, a new exhibition showcasing artifacts from two ancient, submerged Egyptian ports.