ART ACTION UNION - CREATIVE ACTIVISM

ART ACTION UNION AIMS to create awareness for current concerning issues to educate the greater community and collect a critical mass.

Recent Work

  • Umbrella Revolution -- Hong Kong by Samuel Sheats
  • Propaganda by - nawroski -
  • Little Brother by Bocaci
  • Believe IT or NOT! by TeaseTees
  • Ice Cube In Blue Disquise by HeklaHekla
  • Cyber Crab by MuscularTeeth
  • A Guaranteed Rate ! by TeaseTees
  • Когда в тоске самоубийства... by Danica Radman
  • Keep Calm - Toilet Paper by quark
  • Earth Asylum by blackiguana
  • Magic Is Everywhere by John Douglas
  • Comme moi petite conne d’autrefois by Danica Radman

About This Group

OUR OFFICIAL SITE: artactionunion.org

OTHER ART ACTION UNION LINKS

  1. ART ACTION UNION FACEBOOK PAGE
  2. ART ACTION UNION FACEBOOK GROUP
  3. ART ACTION UNION MERCHANDISE

Do you want to inspire others?
Showing other people what you do is inspiring.
Artists in our community and in our network are always looking for inspiration!

Being creative in your expression is empowering.
Have you ever taken photos at a protest, made and action banner, pamphlet or poster? Do you create fun creative ways of educating people in workshops. add them to your page at the Art Action Union and they become a lasting living action that will continue to inspire and educate long after your action has worked it’s magic.

You all go to so much effort.
Show us what you work so hard on, cross-promote your organisation, add events and links to other like-minded sites.

Be promoted.
The Art Action Union want to show other people all over the world how much you care about the earth and the people around you, we look for interesting stories from community activists and groups for interviews and articles.

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP AND THE GROUP DISCLAIMER

ART ACTION UNION on REDBUBBLE
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AIMS

  1. The aim of the Art Action Union Group is to create awareness for current concerning issues to educate the greater community. The Group coordinates to create awareness with collaborative campaigns by which the group create interpretations on issues important to them and upload them together (however participation is not a pre-requisite for membership).
  1. To seek and create social change on every level of society, from the most personal to the most political.
  1. To ASPIRE TO INSPIRE a positive artistic force for social change by utilising creative skills to present a message to the RedBubble audience and to hopefully get exposure for important artworks and activist artists offsite as well.

OVERVIEW

This group is for ACTIVIST ARTPROTEST ARTACTIVISM

  1. Creative political statements and/or critique
  2. Social commentary
  3. Banners, posters, pamphlets, effigies, rally and picket line artwork
  4. In your face statements clear and bold
  5. The message is more important than the art
  6. Text and symbolism are often strong indications of ACTIVIST ART
  7. Ideally the intended purpose of the art/written work is to educate and raise awareness in the broader community about a concerning issue in society
  8. Education and discussion are encouraged

Read our MISSION STATEMENT

Article – The Basics of Art for Activism and Change

Extract:
COMMUNITY BASED ART

  1. Creative expression emerging from a NEED to collectively highlight and educate for social improvement.
  2. Involves many varied social contexts and definitions.
  3. Includes an understanding not only of geography but also history and tradition, ethnicity and dedication or belief in spirit.
  4. Includes topics/issues (but not limited to): racism, sexism, homophobia, ageism, classism, ableism and all forms of discrimination that create marginalisation in society.
  5. “Read more…":http://www.redbubble.com/groups/art-action-with...

Examples of Activist & Protest Art!

See the group rules and join this group here