15 May | London | Artists Protest Against War
Artists Protest Against War
Sun 15 May | 3PM
Trafalgar Sq, London
Organised by: Arts For Action
With support from Stop The War Coalition, Arts For Action is calling artists to ACT. To create a vibrant artistic protest against the British Government’s use of military action in the War on Terror.
Artists, activists, pacifists, thinkers, poets, comedians, sentient beings, actors, dancers, musicians, poets, visual artists, photographers, puppeteers, digital artists, filmmakers, come one come all.
THE WAR ON TERROR HAS FAILED
After 15 years of military interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, is the world a safer place?
A series of performances and provocations will take place across London, culminating in a rally at Trafalgar Square at 3pm on 15th May.
HOW TO BE INVOLVED
1. Join the ensemble to be part of the main spectacle
20 dance or physical theatre performers needed for movement sequence
Email Subject ‘Ensemble’ and we’ll send you an artistic brief.
2. Perform acts across London throughout the day
Challenge passers-by with provocative scenes, statements and images.
Email subject ‘Acts of Protest’ and we’ll send you creative briefs
3. Propose your own performance / artistic statement
Email Subject ‘Street Performance’ and we’ll send you sites, routes, campaign paraphernalia and make arrangements to capture.
4. Turn up on the day – play a character (eg. MP, Constituent, person displaced by war)
Email Subject ‘Character on the day’ and we’ll send you costume and action briefs.
5. Donate: https://www.generosity.com/community-fundraising/artists-protest-against-war
6. Join the core team and collaborate on the ideas and plans behind the scenes.
Email Subject ‘Core Team’ and we’ll send you information and meet.
7. Volunteer and help out on the day
Email Subject ‘Volunteer on the day’ and we’ll send you information.
ARE YOU AN ARTIST WHO BELIEVES IN PEACE?
WE NEED YOU
COULD YOU SPARE 1 DAY TO MAKE A BOLD POLTICAL STATEMENT?
WE NEED YOU
DID IT MAKE YOU SICK WHEN 397 MPS VOTED FOR MILITARY ACTION IN SYRIA?
WE REALLY NEED YOU
ARE YOU FREE ON 15th May?
YOU GOTTA BE THERE!
WE NEED PERFORMERS AND INTEREST GROUPS TO STAGE PROVOCATIVE SCENES ACROSS LONDON, MARCH TO PARLIAMENT SQUARE, AND PROTEST WITH US.
MAKE YOUR STATEMENT. LET’S USE OUR TALENT TO MOVE.