In 2017 a famous artist called Laurence Edwards was commissioned to create an artwork dedicated to the miners’ and their families in Doncaster. This was a well-intentioned project set-out by our local Mayor Ros Jones, whose own family worked in coal mining. Ros put 30K of her own cash into this project. The commission was
Our friends from Rupture Zine: a publication on squats, social centres, art, activism and free parties; have produced an online lockdown special and it is full of joys. Below, we publish a sample of what you are to expect from it. Sorry to go all class war on you but fucking hell, class war! At
“Right now, we fight in hell.”
As Poland’s oldest squat faces eviction, George F. met with queer painter and ex-worker Juliusz Lewandowski to discuss the upcoming antifascist art festival Rokantyfazystowski and how the themes of eroticism and anxiety, solidarity and sexuality are expressed through his innately political artwork.
Starting on Thursday 26th September, the Temporary Autonomous Art (TAA) will return to a secret London location. This well established event brings together underground artists in order to put up an open access, and often unruly, art festival in a squatted venue. Most of the programme for the September 2019 TAA is finalised and includes
On 11th December, artistic collective Democracia will be in London to screen and discuss their most recent project ORDER. Formed in 2006, the artists are self-identified anarchists who are well-known in the contemporary art scene and radical activist movement of Spain for their politically potent and dynamic interventions. Their work escapes the confines of the
WHEN AUGUSTUS JOHN DIED at the age of 83 on October 31st 1961, the newspapers were full of such adjectives as “boisterous, blustering, brilliant” (Daily Herald) and “robust, swashbuckling, romantic” (The Times). Those who saw him as a grave and courteous old gentleman, who, though he was the finest draughtsman this country has produced, was
There will be a group show of work inspired by William Blake to be held in the Autonomy Club at Freedom Press, opening on Thursday 2nd August at 6.30pm, with music, poetry and other fun tbc. Read more