Through the kaleidoscopic lens of artistic expression, Reed reveals how activism profoundly shapes popular cultural forms. A second edition of the classic introduction to arts in social movements, and new digital and social media forms of cultural resistanceThe Art of Protest, fully updated and now including Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, first published in 2006, was hailed as an “essential” introduction to progressive social movements in the United States and praised for its “fluid writing style” and “well-informed and insightful” contribution Choice Magazine.
The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Present #ad - For students and scholars of social change and those seeking to counter reactionary efforts to turn back the clock on social equality and justice, the new edition of The Art of Protest will be both informative and inspiring. V. Now thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of T.
Art and Propaganda in the Twentieth CenturyHarry N. Abrams #ad - The book features 108 illustrations including 78 in full color, a bibliography, and a timeline. Beginning with the classic propaganda art of nazi germany, fascist italy and Stalin's Soviet Union - each with its own styles, motives, especially in wartime, and purposes - he then examines how democratic governments have also sponsored propaganda art, exploring such problematic issues as the representation of enemies and the commemoration of the dead.
Clark describes the spectrum of competing theories and goals of protest art from Africa to Latin America, the high beauty, and uncovers the complex rhetoric, from Europe to the United States to China, and the ambiguous role of art that dwells in the political realm. In this wide-ranging book, author toby clark examines work from all points of the globe, from the state propaganda of communism to the public art of democracies, from protest art of the 1960's to the efforts of artists in the nations of modern Africa.
Art and Propaganda in the Twentieth Century #ad - Art created in opposition to ruling ideas and values may also fall under the rubric of propaganda. Since the beginning of the twentieth century radical artists have embraced revolutionary, pacifist, amininist, and anti-colonial causes. Used book in Good Condition.
Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in AmericaArtisan #ad - Clever images of dissent are not a recent phenomenon in the United States. Two hundred and forty images—from british rule and women’s suffrage to the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War; from women’s equality and Black Lives Matter to the actions of our forty-fifth president and the Women’s March—offer an inspiring, optimistic, and visually galvanizing history lesson about the power people have when they take to the streets and stand up for what’s right.
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Strike Art: Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy ConditionVerso #ad - The collision of activism and contemporary art, from the seattle protests to Occupy and beyond What is the relation of art to the practice of radical politics today? Strike Art explores this question through the historical lens of Occupy, from the Seattle protests to Occupy and beyond The collision of activism and contemporary art, an event that had artists at its core.
Tracking the work of groups including MTL, the Rolling Jubilee, the Illuminator, Not an Alternative, and G. U. L. F, strike art shows how occupy ushered in a new era of artistically-oriented direct action that continues to ramify far beyond the initial act of occupation itself into ongoing struggles surrounding labor, debt, and climate justice, concluding with a consideration of the overlaps between such work and the aesthetic practices of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Strike Art: Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In the process, they called the bluff of a contemporary art system torn between ideals of radical critique, on the one hand, and an increasing proximity to Wall Street on the other—oftentimes directly targeting major art institutions themselves as sites of action. Precarious, and radicalized, indebted, artists redirected their creativity from servicing the artworld into an expanded field of organizing in order to construct of a new—if internally fraught—political imaginary set off against the common enemy of the 1%.
Verso. Art after occupy, mckee suggests, contains great potentials of imagination and action for a renewed left project that are still only beginning to ripen, at once shaking up and taking flight from the art system as we know it.
Protest: The Aesthetics of ResistanceLars Müller Publishers #ad - Simultaneously historical and contemporary, the relationship of the virtual and the fictional, the book also explores such present-day developments as the virtualization of activism, and the exploitation of these trends in politics by power-holders of all shades. Social, historical, sociological and political-scientific perspectives play as much of a role in this publication as approaches that draw on image theory, popular culture, cultural studies and the arts.
Used book in Good Condition. Resistance: aesthetic tactics from the suffragettes to 1968 to our tumultuous present"make love Not War, demandez l'impossible, " "Keine Macht für Niemanden, " "Soyez réalistes, " "We are the 99%": the history of the last 50 years has been accompanied by a constant flow of statements, practices and declarations of dissatisfaction with regard to the prevailing order.
These slogans mark moments when dissent has been able to reach from the margins of society into its very center―beginning as something mostly unorganized and unruly in real or virtual space, sometimes violent, rarely controllable and suddenly erupting into the mainstream. Irony, subversion and provocation pricked small but palpable pinholes in the controlling systems of rule.
Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance #ad - Protest takes a wide-ranging approach to the practice of protest, bringing together contributors from different disciplines and from around the globe. Masterfully and creatively drawing on contemporary signs and symbols, subverting and transforming them to engender new aesthetics and meanings, the legendary moments of 20th-century protest opened up spaces that eluded control.
A timely publication, protest: the Aesthetics of Resistance explores marginalized communities' practices of resistance and reflects on the past, present and future of protest.
A People's Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art and Artists Working in Social Justice MovementsThe New Press #ad - Called “important” by renowned art critic lucy lippard, A People’s Art History of the United States introduces us to key works of American radical art alongside dramatic retellings of the histories that inspired them. Verso. In fact, art is created every day in the street and all around us, and everyone deserves to be a part of it.
. Used book in Good Condition. Richly illustrated with more than two hundred black-and-white images, this book by acclaimed artist and author Nicolas Lampert is the go-to resource for everyone who wants to know what activist art can and does do for our society. Spanning the abolitionist movement, early labor movements, the civil rights movement, and up to the present antiglobalization movement and beyond, women’s suffrage, A People’s Art History of the United States is a wonderful read as well as a brilliant toolkit for today’s artists and activists to adapt past tactics to the present, utilizing art and media as a form of civil disobedience.
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Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable PostersPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - Stand up for:• animal rights• child labor• civil rights• climate change and the environment• gun control• health care access• Immigration• LGBTQ and Gender Rights• Mass Incarceration• Public Arts• Voting Rights• Women's RightsProceeds will be donated to the following nonprofit organizations: Advocates for Human Rights, Border Angels, Honor the Earth, and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.
Posters for change is the kind of project that the world needs right now. Shepard faireymake your voice heard with this collection of 50 tear-out posters created by designers from around the globe! This collection of posters is made for—and by—people who want to make their voices heard in a time of unprecedented political activism and resistance.
Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable Posters #ad - Verso. Used book in Good Condition. A foreword by avram finkelstein, a designer for the AIDS art activist collective Gran Fury, looks at the crucial role of graphic activism in the current political climate.
Legislative TheatreRoutledge #ad - At the heart of his method of Forum Theatre is the dual meaning of the verb 'to act': to perform and to take action. This book includes: * a full explanation of the genesis and principles of Legislative Theatre * a description of the process in operation in Rio * Boal's essays, the point of playwrighting, speeches and lectures on popular theatre, Paolo Freire, cultural activism, and much else besides.
Legislative theatre' is an attempt to use Boal's method of 'Forum Theatre' within a political system to create a truer form of democracy. Verso. Used book in Good Condition. Legislative theatre is the latest and most remarkable stage in his work. Augusto boal's reputation is now moving beyond the realms of theatre and drama therapy, bringing him to the attention of a wider public.
Legislative Theatre #ad - As a politician in his native Rio de Janeiro, Boal used Forum Theatre to motivate the local populace in generating relevant legislation. It is an extraordinary experiment in the potential of theatre to affect social change. In legislative theatre Boal creates new, theatrical, and truly revolutionary ways of involving everyone in the democratic process.
. Forum theatre invites members of the audience to take the stage and decide the outcome, becoming an integral part of the performance.
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black LiberationHaymarket Books #ad - The black lives Matter movement has awakened a new generation of activists. In this stirring and insightful analysis, activist and scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor surveys the historical and contemporary ravages of racism and persistence of structural inequality such as mass incarceration and Black unemployment.
Haymarket Books. In this context, she argues that this new struggle against police violence holds the potential to reignite a broader push for Black liberation. Used book in Good Condition. Winner of the 2016 lannan cultural freedom prize for an especially Notable Book“Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor's searching examination of the social, political and economic dimensions of the prevailing racial order offers important context for understanding the necessity of the emerging movement for black liberation.
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation #ad - Michelle alexanderthe eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City have challenged the impunity with which officers of the law carry out violence against Black people and punctured the illusion of a postracial America.
Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-1970, 2nd EditionThe University Of Chicago Press #ad - Lamare, annals of the american Academy of Political and Social Science Used book in Good Condition. Moving from theoretical concerns to empirical analysis, black colleges, he focuses on the crucial role of three institutions that foster protest: black churches, and Southern chapters of the NAACP. In his new introduction, McAdam revisits the civil rights struggle in light of recent scholarship on social movement origins and collective action.
Verso. He concludes that political opportunities, a heightened sense of political efficacy, and the development of these three institutions played a central role in shaping the civil rights movement. In this classic work of sociology, Doug McAdam presents a political-process model that explains the rise and decline of the black protest movement in the United States.
Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-1970, 2nd Edition #ad - Haymarket Books. A first-rate analytical demonstration that the civil rights movement was the culmination of a long process of building institutions in the black community. Raymond wolters, journal of american history "A fresh, rich, and dynamic model to explain the rise and decline of the black insurgency movement in the United States.
Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and BrazilPrinceton University Press #ad - After decades of denying racism and underplaying cultural diversity, Latin American states began adopting transformative ethno-racial legislation in the late 1980s. Paschel also examines the consequences of these reforms, the reconfiguration of black movement organizations, including the institutionalization of certain ideas of blackness, and the unmaking of black rights in the face of reactionary movements.
Becoming black political subjects offers important insights into the changing landscape of race and Latin American politics and provokes readers to adopt a more transnational and flexible understanding of social movements. The strategic actions of a small group of black activists―working in the context of domestic unrest and the international community's growing interest in ethno-racial issues―successfully brought about change.
Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil #ad - Haymarket Books. Becoming black political subjects explores this shift from color blindness to ethno-racial legislation in two of the most important cases in the region: Colombia and Brazil. Drawing on archival and ethnographic research, Tianna Paschel shows how, over a short period, state bureaucracies, black movements and their claims went from being marginalized to become institutionalized into the law, and mainstream politics.
Verso. In addition to symbolic recognition of indigenous peoples and black populations, governments in the region created a more pluralistic model of citizenship and made significant reforms in the areas of land, health, education, and development policy. Used book in Good Condition.