Month: November 2020

Artivism Gathering, Budapest 2020

The Artivist Network organised its first collaborative gathering as the first physical trainings and arts activist collaborations in Budapest Hungary 2020. Two groups performed their projects for a small group of audience in the last day of the gathering. After that one project , “Untitled” Pressures has created a photo- essay , while the other

Global Swarming

This public performance features the captivating jellyfish created in a series of workshops on ecofeminist recycled art by the Artivist Network’s “artivist-in-residence” Angeline Pittinger at the COP24 UN  Climate Conference in Katowice, Poland. This intervention, which transpired right in front of the main entrance to the conference center, combined diverse illuminated tactics to refocus attention

Marxa Pel Clima

In 2018 the Artivist Network collaborated with Climacció to run a series of art-builds to support arts organizing ahead of the climate march in Barcelona. Using artivism as a key mobilizing strategy, the groups brought together thousands of people into uniquely developed “bloques” to show the diversity of the local climate movement. Beyond political impact,

SeaChange Voyage + Floating Residency (2017)

In 2017 the SeaChange Voyage returned to the Hudson River, this time aboard Solar Sal, a 100% solar powered boat. This time the objective was to use art as a storytelling tool to connect the massive Standing Rock protests to the same supply-chain of fracked crude oil that snaked its way down and along the

SeaChange Voyage (2014)

In 2014, the SeaChange Project formed around the desire to innovate new artistic forms to support the protection of the Hudson River watershed and to gather localized community struggles into the frame of the global climate crisis. The Artivist Network and Mare Liberum – after organizing a series of community boat-builds – embarked down the

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