Our Printers-in-Residence

In partnership with Eureka! House, we have two talented Printers-in-Residence helping with Center for Artistic Activism projects: Willa Goettling and Mary Tremonte. Goettling and Tremonte have been hard at work over the past weeks creating marvelous flags, bandanas, posters, flyers, and more for our Unstoppable Voters and Free the Vaccine for COVID 19 campaigns. Willa …

Don’t Mess with My Vote

Don’t Mess with My Vote is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Don’t Mess with My Vote The simple “I Voted” sticker given at polling places has become a signifier of participation, but during this critical moment in American …

#MyJamMyVote

#MyJamMyVote is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. #MyJamMyVote #MyJamMyVote is part of the next phase of the Songs for Good 2020 Challenge – a songwriting contest to amplify civic engagement in the 2020 election cycle. This campaign uses …

Float the Vote

Float the Vote is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Float the Vote Float the Vote calls upon individuals with mobile services, such as food or ice cream trucks, to “float” around specific voting districts in Detroit, increasing access …

Courting Voters with Court Fees

Courting Voters with Court Fees in North Carolina is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Courting Voters with Court Fees in North Carolina On September 4th, 2020, a North Carolina court ruled that court fees could no longer bar …

Drawing out the Vote

Drawing out the Vote is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Drawing out the Vote Drawing Out The Vote is a voter mobilization campaign and project series including videos, installations, artist-designed “I Voted” buttons, and other actions focused in …

Project Your Vote

Project Your Vote is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Project Your Vote Project Your Vote uses original, moving video footage and high powered projectors to project video on or near large polling places, drop boxes, and vote counting …

Delivering Democracy

Delivering Democracy is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Delivering Democracy Imagine troupes of dancing mailboxes, amusing people in public spaces in different towns all across Pennsylvania, and then giving out flyers with useful and accurate information about how …

Cirque d’Vote

Cirque d’Vote is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Emergency Circus presents Cirque d’Vote This election season the Emergency Circus is enlivening polling places across the nation with Cirque d’Vote, an initiative to put the fun back in fundamental …

Fuck Talking, Go Vote

Fuck Talking, Go Vote is is an Unstoppable Voters Project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that celebrate voting rights and counter voter suppression. Fuck Talking, Go Vote The Compton Cowboys are getting out the vote! We’re calling on communities to vote early by mobilizing diverse cowboys and cowgirls across the …

Unstoppable Voters Projects

This is the roundup of the artistic activism projects we supported aimed at celebrating voting rights and countering voter suppression in the 2020 U.S. election. 16 States Over 60 events videos, songs, images, cheers, flags, buttons, posters, dances, etc. 1000+ ARTISTS USE THEIR TALENTS TO MAKE VOTING IRRESISTIBLE Unstoppable Voter Projects Throughout the Country Will …

Enter our #ProtestPies contest

We all need to blow off some steam. You’ve been in your house since March, baking, and baking, and baking, and baking. But you’ve also been paying attention. And you’re mad. Bake a pie with a protest message on it and enter our contest! Post it on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #protestpies. Winners …

Coming Soon: Post-Election Extravaganza

The Center for Artistic Activism’s Unstoppable Voters Project is ensuring every vote is counted in the 2020 U.S. election. In the United States, our government is elected by us and for us. We’re sure, that like us, you’ve been reading articles like this and this and tv segments like this that put in stark terms …

How to talk about voter suppression

How do you talk about voter suppression and election issues without amplifying the doubts and fears seeded by those who benefit from voter suppression? This resource we’ve been sharing with our Unstoppable Voters Project participants. It’s an interview with Anat Shenker-Osorio in Rolling Stone: “There’s a Right and a Wrong Way to Talk About Trump’s …

Steve Lambert on WFMU’s Techtonic

Center for Artistic Activism co-founder, Steve Lambert, was interviewed on WFMU’s Techtonic radio show on September 14. The interview covered the Center for Artistic Activism’s withdrawl from Facebook, the COVID-19 Dolly Parton “Jolene” Parody for Free the Vaccine, and our Advocacy Innovation Lab: Free the Vaccine for COVID-19. You can listen on techtonic.fm or the …

Living the City Exhibition – Berlin

Documentation of The Center for Artistic Activism’s workshop projects in cities like Macedonia and South Africa are part of an exhibition at the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin. The exhibition is open through December 20th of this year. Cities are full of stories—simultaneous, contradictory, overlapping, and inextricably connected. Living the City tells over fifty stories from …

Steve Lambert’s frank 2020 talk

This 10 minute talk from frank2020 tells about one of our favorite projects at the Center for Artistic Activism and how we worked with the Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Taskforce to win campaigns in South Africa. In February the Center for Artistic Activism headed to the 2020 frank Gathering hosted by the Center for …