Fighting Corruption Creatively

The Center for Artistic Activism is working with Open Society Foundations on Regional Creative Hubs: a multi-year project that is changing anti-corruption activism in some of the most impacted regions in the world. We are working with over 50 artists, activists and investigative journalists in West Africa and Western Balkans to combat corruption using creativity. […]

Amp Up Your Rally

Heading to a count the vote rally, like one to Protect the Results, and want to add something extra special? Here are things you can do to cultivate joy, unity and power in these chaotic days: Cheer the Count This cheer toolkit will enable you to form your own cheerleading squad and perform cheers in […]

Unstoppable Voters Projects

This is the roundup of the artistic activism projects we’re supporting aimed at celebrating voting rights and countering voter suppression in the 2020 U.S. election. The projects are taking place before and on Election Day in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. ARTISTS USE […]

London Carnival to Free the Vaccine For COVID-19

Free the Vaccine participants and others staged a carnival in London to bring attention to the need for an affordable “People’s Vaccine” for COVID-19. Pink-headed coronavirus figures were protected by patents from the syringe-wielding vaccinators. The fantastic costumes and storytelling shone bright against a dreary London day, and news outlets from the Telegraph to the […]

Imagining America

The folks at Imagining America are putting out a call for submissions from artists and scholars around collective creative engagements in the U.S, in response to the COVID crisis. They’re asking for people to suggest ideas around community meals and discussions, poems, stories, visual reflections for a quilt, and dialogues with people in other parts […]

Webinar: Guerrilla Futures

Our new webinar season launched December 1st, 2017 with Stuart Candy and Jake Dunagan of Guerrilla Futures. They use future studies to understand how we can all use visionary thinking to imagine and create better tomorrows. While many futurists engage in thinking about the future theoretically, these guys actually experiment. Their Experiential Futures work using […]

West Africa Training in December

West Africa Art Action AcademyDecember 17 – 21, 2017 OSIWA (Open Society Initiative for West Africa), C4AA (The Center for Artistic Activism) and Association Culturelle La Muse invite artists to apply to participate in a 5-day Art Action Academy from December 17-21, 2017 in Conakry, Guinea. The workshop is open to artists from West Africa […]