Following the arrest of Ai Weiwei, a person using the alias Cpak Ming projected a “flash stencil” of the disappeared Chinese artist onto the side of the People’s Liberation Army barracks in Admiralty, Hong Kong. Next to Ai's Weiwei's face were the words: "Who's Afraid of Ai Weiwei?"
On February 1st, British filmmaker Oliver Wilkins decided to head out into Tahrir Square, Cairo to document the protests. Based in Cairo for the past 12 years, he says that he has a "great love of Egypt and the Egyptians." That being said, he tries to stay clear of Egyptian politics. What has been happening in Tahrir, however, is so "totally unprecedented," that he felt compelled to shoot these scenes.
"It’s amazing to see people making signs from anything… Continue
Here in Ireland there has been a huge furore over the past 4+ years about the building of a gas pipeline from the Corrib Gasfield off the west coast of Co. Mayo to nine miles inland. The local people have been divided by the prospect of this pipeline. The Shell Oil company (who have a less than stellar record internationally) are behind the pipeline. They have the support of the Irish government to a large degree. The Pipe, chronicles the story of the struggle of the… Continue
Recently Target has been targeted (pun intended) by some folks who don't like some of their political donations to anti gay and anti union candidates. Realizing that angry crowds with signs shouting out in front of a business tend to get ignored these guys went the viral video route. The song "Target Ain't People" is based on the Depeche Mode song "People are People" and I think that Dave, Martin and the rest of the band would… Continue
Added by Kevin on August 22, 2010 at 2:54pm —