ARTIVISM: Andrea Tarli

“Painting isn’t born for decoration of private houses. It is a tool of defensive and offensive war against the enemy.” Andrea Tarli chose this sentence from Picasso to explain his need to paint, adding :« It must belong to everybody, like music coming through a window. »This could help building the definition of artivism, that is to Read more about ARTIVISM: Andrea Tarli[…]

ARTIVISM: THE BREASTS THAT FREE THE SPEECH

Free your body, be proud of you and break the taboo ! This could be Intra Larue’s mojo. This French-feminist artivist spreads sculptures of breasts all around the world. Firstly doing this for fun with some of her friends, she realized the strength of the message that her small sculptures could bring. First of all, boobs Read more about ARTIVISM: THE BREASTS THAT FREE THE SPEECH[…]

ARTIVISM: KURAR AND HIS CRITICAL EYE ON SOCIETY

Nowadays, we live in a complex society in which time flies and doesn’t let us think about our actions, their causes and the consequences they have. Kurar was born in the 80’s and is part of this generation that saw how quickly and hardly society shifted into consumerism and selfishness. New technologies, development of transport Read more about ARTIVISM: KURAR AND HIS CRITICAL EYE ON SOCIETY[…]

ARTIVISM: SURIANI THE ARTIST WHO USES ART TO FIGHT INTOLERANCE

“If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love someone else ?” This sentence by RuPaul, the famous American drag queen, singer and actress really well depicts the idea of her show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, the contest of drag queens that promotes pride, self love, liberty and equal rights. Very inspired by the Read more about ARTIVISM: SURIANI THE ARTIST WHO USES ART TO FIGHT INTOLERANCE[…]

ARTIVISM: BLU THE ARTIST WHO DEPICTS SOCIAL EVILS

Blu is an artivist from Italy. He started with street art and then mixed it with videos. He uses art to denounce society evils. Capitalism, war, selfishness, global warming, violence, gentrification… He efficiently provokes awareness for the people who are confronted with his work. His style is recognizable thanks to its cartoon influences. He usually Read more about ARTIVISM: BLU THE ARTIST WHO DEPICTS SOCIAL EVILS[…]