The Art of Activism is an all-purpose guide to artistic activism, combining the creative power of the arts with the strategic planning of activism to bring about social change.
Stephen Duncombe and Steve Lambert, co-founders of the Center for Artistic Activism, take readers step-by-step through the process of becoming artistic activists.
Includes historical examples, contemporary case studies, and an attached workbook with over fifty practice exercises.
Stephen Duncombe is a recipient of the Abbie Hoffman Foundation Award for Creative Activism, and is a professor at New York University. Duncombe is the author of six books and countless articles on the intersection of culture and politics.
Steve Lambert is an internationally recognized artist whose work has been shown across the world and featured in four documentary films and over two dozen books. He's worked alongside the Yes Men and Greenpeace, and won awards from the Art Matters Foundation, Prix Ars Electronica, and Creative Work Fund. Lambert is a professor at Purchase College.