Tactics of Protest pre-reader
linkRed Tape @ RCA
linkThe Occupied Times of London
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm, 1st February 2012
Performing Art Lab, Stevens Building Kensington Gore SW7 2EU
David Garcia, Chair person
His work (research) is on tactical media - the impact of the rise of small-scale DIY media, tools and networks in art, social and political activism, and the rise of new social movements.
Ken Garland, speaker
He is a British graphic designer, author, and lecturer. Garland established Ken Garland Associates in 1962. In 1963 he authored the First Things First manifesto. His work is mainly concerned with social and political causes.
Gavin Grindon, speaker
His research focuses on the connections between art and social movements, particularly in attempts to synthesise Surrealist and Marxist thought in the notion of "revolution-as-festival."
The occupied Times, speaker
Steven Maclean (Editor) and Tzortzis Rallis (Designer). The Occupied Times
of London is the independent newspaper of and for the London occupations. Of, because the paper was born on the St Paul's site and is still folded at the Finsbury Square site by occupiers. For, because we aim to entertain, inform and provoke debate amongst people taking part in the London occupations.
Red Tape is a discussion series initiated by students of the Visual Communication programme at the Royal College of Art, London.