Category Archives: Humour

Creative textil workers

Today's creative action: Everyday resistance by textil workers in the US (in a message to French consumers).

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on 31hb Januari 2017

Direct Action Comics

Ideal for activists who are comic fans (Exhibition at UMass, Amherst)http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/herter-art-gallery-host-“direct-action

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Sunday, January 29, 2017

Creative action of irony (Video)

Creative action of today (although the video is old, I saw it again today and fell in love again …): Postcolonial satire

Posted by Stellan Vinthagen on Thursday, 8 September 2016

Banksy 2.0

The mother of all cool street artists, Mr Banksy himself, still living in anonymity and escaping “justice”, has succeeded to overdo himself and made a theme park, open to everyone (although visitors will be less entertained than chocked): “Dismaland”, an ironic and truer version to social reality than the big lie of the Western World created in Disneyland. Banksy is simply brilliant and one of the major political activists of our time. Check it out!

It is fun but what is it?

This is a humours political stunt of some kind. It is done in Brazil and is directed against those that tend to park on parking lots reserved for disabled people.

On the same theme, other activists somewhere else did this creative action (that most probably created anger and frustration, which was the whole point with the action):

 

A year ago Majken Jul Sörensen defended her dissertation at the University of Wollongong  with the PhD “Humours Political Stunts”. It is an excellent analysis of the role of humour in resistance, a book a very much recommend. It is now available through the publishing house Irene that specialises in literature on nonviolent activism and resistance research. Check it out!