ART FOR BHOPAL- all proceeds go 100% to The Bhopal Medical Appeal

Help the people of Bhopal who are still suffering the effects of the World's worst industrial disaster- the chemical gas leak of December 1984- and are now being slowly poisoned by the toxic waste that was never cleaned up... This is 'Bhopal's Second Disaster'.
Please visit: www.bhopal.org to find out more
~ Friday, February 21 ~
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SUBVERSIVE ART FROM SOCHI OLYMPICS

SUBVERSIVE ART FROM SOCHI OLYMPICS

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~ Wednesday, December 4 ~
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Dow’s Effigy Will Burn Tonight

On the 29th anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster, a giant effigy, four metres tall, built of mud and straw stands ready to burn as a part of the traditional burning of hated public figures.

Politicians, crooks, or in the case of the Bhopalis, a giant, horned, fork-tailed, devil, an executive from Dow Chemical.

These people are angry. He should take note.

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~ Wednesday, September 25 ~
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B’eauPal Water Stunt Rendered in.. LEGO

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As a part of Follow The Things look at the B’eauPal project, they re-created our trip to Dow’s HQ in LEGO.

For the full story follow the link: Follow The Things/ B’eauPal

Tags: B'eauPal TheYesMen The Yes Men Follow The Things FollowTheThings Dow Dow Chemical Dow UK
~ Thursday, September 27 ~
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Dow Paralympic Torch Relay

Dow Paralympic Torch Relay

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~ Wednesday, September 26 ~
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The Bhopal Enigma

Stainless steel sculpture by artist Stephen Vince. 

Pictured beside ‘A Silent Picture’ by Indian artist Samhar Jodha at Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre in Shoreditch , London.

The Bhopal Enigma

Stainless steel sculpture by artist Stephen Vince.

Pictured beside ‘A Silent Picture’ by Indian artist Samhar Jodha at Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre in Shoreditch , London.

Tags: Samar Jhoda Stephen Vince Amnesty International bhopal Bhopal Medical Appeal Appeal bhopal disaster Dow Chemical union carbide corporate crime sculpture shipping container mumbai
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~ Friday, July 13 ~
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Another great example of the subversion of the Olympic sponsor brands.

Another great example of the subversion of the Olympic sponsor brands.

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~ Friday, February 3 ~
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Artist joins the protest against Dow Chemical sponsorship of the London Olympics with a billboard artwork in Bhopal.

From the ‘City Journal’, Kerala: 

Sayed Irshad Ali, from Udaipur district in Rajasthan, is in Bhopal these days to showcase his contemporary art work, including hoardings and posters, in various public places.

He compares two major industrial disasters - the 1984 Bhopal tragedy and 2010’s oil leak from British Petroleum’s underwater drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the US coast.

"I am raising two main points through my artwork. Firstly, I am comparing these two manmade tragedies. In the first case, human beings died, and in the other, fish. The families of 500,000 Bhopal gas victims, even after 27 years, are still waiting for justice, whereas the US made BP pay a compensation of $20bn for dead fish and environmental damage in the Gulf of Mexico," Ali said

Link to article

Artist joins the protest against Dow Chemical sponsorship of the London Olympics with a billboard artwork in Bhopal.

From the ‘City Journal’, Kerala:

Sayed Irshad Ali, from Udaipur district in Rajasthan, is in Bhopal these days to showcase his contemporary art work, including hoardings and posters, in various public places.

He compares two major industrial disasters - the 1984 Bhopal tragedy and 2010’s oil leak from British Petroleum’s underwater drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the US coast.

"I am raising two main points through my artwork. Firstly, I am comparing these two manmade tragedies. In the first case, human beings died, and in the other, fish. The families of 500,000 Bhopal gas victims, even after 27 years, are still waiting for justice, whereas the US made BP pay a compensation of $20bn for dead fish and environmental damage in the Gulf of Mexico," Ali said

Link to article

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