creARTivism

angela davis

Street Art against Racism

No one really knows how many people were killed by racism, because many of them weren’t even considered human. How many victims of the Herero and Namaqua genocide do you know by name? None? And...

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Interview with Kazu Livingstone

Kazu Livingstone is a political artist and poet from Penang Island, Malaysia. His art was exhibited on five continents and he collaborated with various artists from around the world. This internationality is reflected in his...

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Rage Against the Machine – People of the Sun

Surprise, surprise: it’s Rage Against the Machine on a website about political art! In the most predictable turn of events ever, Creartvism has an article about one of Rage’s songs (and about the issue the...

Green orangutan documentary

Green: Death of the Forests

Green is a powerful, true story told from the perspective of a dying orangutan, as she remembers her last days in the rainforest and the destruction that led to her death. It’s a low-budget, home-made...

Street artist Paulo Ito's work in Sao Paulo

Street Art against the World Cup in Brazil

The Football World Cup in Brazil is the latest big sports event surrounded by controversy and mass protests. In a country with millions of people starving in poverty, the over 8 billion euros (11 billion...

michael jackson

Michael Jackson – Earth Song

Pop music usually isn’t the best place to expect meaningful messages, but the King of Pop did a great job raising awareness about animal cruelty and environmental destruction in his hit Earth Song. And awareness...