52 Artists 52 Actions

Small Acts of Disobedience

written by Artspace

Thames and Hudson | ISBN 9781760760427



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The year of Instagramming dangerously. 52 Artists. 52 Weeks, 1 Social Media Platform. 365 Small Acts of Disobedience.

52 Artists 52 Actions sets out to address the real and daunting trials of everyday life across contemporary Asia. From historical revisionism in the Philippines to micro-celebrities in Bangladesh, military abuse in Myanmar to rising sea levels in Indonesia, visibility for LGBTQI+ people of colour to contemporary Indigeneity, the artists tackle critical issues with determination, innovation and humour.

Art-as-action has the power to raise awareness and invoke change. With striking images and bold, graphic design, 52 Artists 52 Actions is an encyclopaedia of creative responses to the genuine crises of our day.