A Yemeni graffiti artist is taking her art to the streets of Sanaa to draw images of war and hunger in the conflict-torn country.
Political Artwork archive on Democracy Chronicles
These Political Artwork articles reflect the strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularly between various kinds of art and power, occurs across historical epochs and cultures. As they respond to contemporaneous events and politics, the arts take on political as well as social dimensions, becoming themselves a focus of controversy and even a force of political as well as social change. Also see our main section on Political Art or our extensive articles on World Protest.
A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run.
“Play It Loud,” exuberant show that can be heard and seen, Metropolitan Museum of Art takes history of rock ‘n’ roll through iconic instruments .
Hong Kong’s Sunbeam Theatre to state performance of Trump On Show, re-imagining of Trump’s life and that of his fictional twin brother who lives in China.
Society for News Design says ProPublica has won six Malofiej Awards, an annual competition honoring the best infographics in media from around the world.
Students of the ProAct Play House did their research and wrote a play titled “Get Me To The Polls On Time” which uses humor to motivate disabled voters.
Paris exhibit traces post colonial migration through music as crisis surround Britain’s exit from the European Union intensify divisions on the continent.
The amazing impact of the recent Nollywood blockbuster “Water of Gold” is a fascinating example of the power of political art.
Praise singers have a history of working for politicians in northern Nigeria. Alot has beeen done this past week ahead of Nigeria’s gubernatorial elections.
With drama, crimes and cash, and even dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria’s politics are inspiring directors from country’s movie industry.