Regional Creative Hubs: Phase II Projects

Centres créatifs régionaux: projets de phase II ABOUT REGIONAL CREATIVE HUBS AND OUR GOALS Regional Creative Hubs is an anti-corruption project bringing together artists, journalists and anti-corruption advocates in creating bold, innovative approaches to fight corruption. The project spans two regions where corruption is pervasive – the Western Balkans and West Africa – and creates …

Order our book: The Art of Activism

The new book from the founders of the Center for Artistic Activism, The Art of Activism: Your All-Purpose Guide to Making the Impossible Possible – published by O/R Books. All true art is a form of activism, and the best, most enduring activism rises to the level of art. Here’s a thrilling invitation and actionable …

Intercept: The Vaccine Divide

“Why should the knowledge that is required to end the pandemic be kept secret?” There is a better way, and this report exposes how pharmaceutical corporations are acting as barriers, not saviors. This short report from the Intercept sums up why we at Universities Allied for Essential Medicines and the Center for Artistic Activism have …

Unstoppable Voters 2021 Project Funding

The Center for Artistic Activism is again supporting projects that protect the freedom to vote and ensure every voter’s voice is heard. Creatively risk-taking, innovative, strategic, ambitious projects – that address urgent and specific anti-voter attacks – will be funded, up to $10,000 each. Unstoppable Voters 2021 We believe that for U.S. democracy to work …

Unstoppable Voters 2021

Our Unstoppable Voters project is fighting anti-voter efforts through creativity, joy, humor, and innovation. We support and fund wild, experimental, funny and joyful projects and help make them more impactful through training, research and community building. We held an information session about Unstoppable Voters; notes and a recording are here. We just closed applications for …

Big Win for Vaccine Access!

This week pharmaceutical corporations lost out to Care Bears and the power of creative activism. On Wednesday May 5, we saw our past year of creative organizing around equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines pay off in a big way. As you know, the Center for Artistic Activism been working alongside the access to medicines movement …

Hiring: Assistant Director of Finance, HR, Operations

We’re hiring! We’re looking for a part-time Assistant Director for Finance, Human Resources, and Business Operations to help with budgets, contracts, hiring, and non-profit administration work. This is a remote position at approximately 10-15 hours per week to start, but the amount of time may be negotiable and flexible for the right person. Must have …

May 5: DC Rally for a People’s Vaccine

Haga clic aquí para leer este mensaje en español. A global pandemic requires a global solution. Yet we’re allowing pharmaceutical corporations to profit off the pandemic and public research. Their monopolies prevent generic producers, and limit production and access to these life saving medications for our neighbors in other parts of the world. These policies …

Call for Submissions: Actipedia

Actipedia – our open-access, community generated wiki to document, share and inspire creative activism – is looking for fresh submissions! You can contribute to Actipedia! Here’s two wildly different but incredibly effective creative actions to get your wheels turning. The Condom On Jesse Helms’ House Remember that scene from Pose where Blanca and the squad …

Bernie Sanders supports a People’s Vaccine

During the People’s Vaccine Alliance March 10 Global Rally Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a message announcing his support for a People’s Vaccine and calling on the Biden administration to take the necessary steps toward global vaccine equity. It is unconscionable that amid a global public health crisis, huge multibillion dollar pharmaceutical companies continue to prioritize …

Alumni Report: A Promise to Your Hero in Albania

Albanian artistic activist, Migen Qiraxhi, joined a Center for Artistic Activism training in Sarajevo in 2019. Since then he’s taken those lessons and shared them with groups in Albania to create remarkable actions against corruption. We’re happy to share a recent report from Migen. We created and printed in 2d versions the figures (silhouettes) of …

SuperCorsa: How To Make High Performance Artistic Activism

A special course in March & April 2021, sponsored by Voqal. SuperCorsa (formerly known as the Master Class in Artistic Activism) will be an online course taught by the experts at Center for Artistic Activism. It is free to you, thanks to Voqal’s sponsorship. The SuperCorsa will take place over four 2-hour sessions in March …

Beyond Raising Awareness: An Intro to Creative Activism

This 2-hour seminar is an overview of creative activism. This seminar was recorded Feb 22, 2021 as a prerequisite to the SuperCorsa online course. But it can stand on its own as an introduction to how creative activism can be useful to your work. You’ll find the video recording of the seminar below, and we’ve …

13: SUPERSTORES – Bass Pro Shops

The Lost Episode! We recorded this episode over 2 years ago and dug it out of the vaults for you! We left off at episode 12 – The Chevy Suburban. Superstores, supercenters, megastores! These aren’t big boxes, they are GIANT boxes and inside are not only swaths products, but on-brand restaurants or services like opticians …