Lawscaping at the Venice Biennale

The event, ‘Escaping the Lawscape: a participatory game in the Giardini of Venice Art Biennale’, is drawn directly from Professor Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos’s research on the lawscape. The action, which took place during the three days of the Venice Art Biennale opening from 8 to 10 May, was commissioned by the Dallas Pavilion 2019 and was…

XR, Law and Creative Rebellion

  by Mothiur Rahman Mothiur Rahman, a member of the Art/Law Network and involved in the recent phenomena of Extinction Rebellion sums up some of the key points of the movement that may be of interest to those working on the art/law intersection.  ‘XR’ has an interesting Declaration of Rebellion as well as the proposed…

Redistributing the Sensible: The Brighton Homeless Bill of Rights by David Thomas

Redistributing the Sensible: The Brighton Homeless Bill of Rights by David Thomas We have a homelessness crisis. You need only walk the streets of Brighton and Hove, or any city in the country, to see it. But the street homeless that you see are only the visible symptom, the intolerable crux, of the housing crisis…

Byebye Laws

by Amy Frances Wishart Corcoran Check out this rather wonderful film by network member Amy about the trials and tribulations of an anonymous ‘byelaw breaker’. The piece brings a very welcome light hearted critique of the ridiculousness legal language, local bye laws, demonstrating the power that they can actually hold depending on their interpretation .. Amy…

Art for International Law – Freedom Flotilla

by James Godfrey James Godfrey is a member of the Art/Law Network and part of the Campaign and Media Team of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition Responding to ongoing calls from Gaza to break the Israeli blockade deemed illegal under international law, four Freedom Flotilla boats have recently set sail in July 2018 from different ports in Scandinavia. After…

Guess Who? The Law Behind your Favourite USS Strike Memes

Wondering where some of your favourite memes during the USS strike have come from?  Who the creative mind behind the inspired ‘Do you Believe in Life after Work’ that has made its way up and down the country in the last few weeks? Anna, the law behind the memes! Well, it’s no other than the…

‘Art Strike!’ with Art/Law Network & others Sussex UCU Strike Events 5 March 2018

‘Art Strike!’ with Dr Lucy Finchett-Maddock, Dr Micheál O’Connell, Dr Eleftheria Lekakis, Art/Law Network & others 14.30 – 16.30 5 March, Mandela Hall, Falmer House Come and join us on the picket lines for a practical teach in/out on art strikes, the uses of art/law and radical pedagogy during the long crisis in higher education! FOR A REGULARLY…

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