March 7, 2011
They will be joined by PLATFORM and Art Not Oil.
“Across the world, ordinary people are paying the price for crises they are not responsible for,” they state as reason for their involvement. “Climate change caused by the rich world is devastating the poor world through flooding and droughts. A financial crisis caused by the greed of the big banks is resulting in unprecedented cuts to public services in Europe, and worsening poverty around the world.”
Liberate Tate is a network of artists taking creative diobedience against Tate Britain until it drops its funding from oil companies. We first wrote about them last spring when they launched balloons carrying fake oil covered birds at Tate Modern’s 10th anniversary.