Thanks to art’s ability to communicate and influence, it has always had a charged relationship with activism. Today, famous and local artists around the globe are commenting on politics and raising awareness on issues like anti-democratic regimes, climate change, diversity and immigration. This title explores the connection between art, politics and activism today, revealing how, over the past decade, artists have been engaging with political and social issues through different artistic mediums.
We are living in tumultuous times when democracies are challenged from all sides. Diverse topics are subjects that contemporary artists are covering in order to generate controversy, raise awareness and create empathy.
ISBN 9783967040111. Die Gestalten Verlag. hb. 288 pages. full colour. 24 x 30 cm.
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