Activism

The enduring symbolism of a sewn mouth, from the works of David Wojnarowicz to recent protests by refugees

By Olivia Laing
Wasted Rita, I Am Human, 2012; Courtesy: the artist

W.A.G.E.’s fight for artist fees

By Nicole Cohen and Greig de Peuter
From the series ‘Life. Drawing.’, organized by David Horvitz and Adam Katz in Zuccotti Park, New York, 2011–12

How Occupy influenced New York’s art scene

By Tirdad Zolghadr
Gran Fury Welcome to America, 1989, laserprinted billboard, corner of Houston Street and Broadway, New York

AIDS activism now and then – 25 years of ACT UP and Gran Fury

By Jennifer Kabat
Talks

Can art be effective activism and vice versa?

Talks
Fritz Haeg speaks at Frieze Talks 2008. Photograph: D Tyler/Frieze

A keynote lecture by the polymath artist and ecologist

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