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Bakhtin, M.M. Rabelais and His World. Translated by Helene Iswolsky. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1984 [1965].

tags: Classic, Literature, Humor, Carnival, Theory.

Becker, Konrad, et al. Public Netbase: Non Stop Future, New Practices in Art and Media. Frankfurt: Revolver, 2008.

tags: media activism, Globalization, Cultural Resistance, Contemporary Art, Europe, America.

Benjamin, Walter. “The Author as Producer” from Understanding Brecht. Trans. Anna Bostock. London: Verso, 1998.

tags: Theatre, Classic.

Bichlbaum, Andy, Mike Bonanno, and Bob Spunkmeter. The Yes Men: The True Story of the End of the World Trade Organization. New York: Disinformation, 2004.

tags: Humor, economics

Bichlbaum, Andy, and Mike Bonanno. “The Yes Men Fix the World.” Docudramafilms, 2009.

tags: Humor, Film.

Bilal, Wafaa, and Kari Lydersen. Shoot an Iraqi: Art, Life, and Resistance Under the Gun. San Francisco: City Lights, 2008.

tags: Creative Solidarity, Middle East, Contemporary Art.

Bishop, Claire. “The Social Turn: Collaboration and its Discontents.” Artforum, February 2006.

tags: Participatory Art, Contemporary Art, Theory

Blanco, Julia Ramirez. “Reclaim the Streets! From Local to Global Party Protest,” in Revista de Estudios Globales y Arte Contemporáneo, vol. 1:1, pp. 171-80. 2013

tags: Creative Solidarity, Performance, Affect, Cultural Resistance.

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tags: Theatre, Performance, Social Change.

Bogad, L.M. “Carnivals against Capital: Radical Clowning and the Global Justice Movement.” Social Identities 16, no. 4 (2010).

tags: Activism, Carnival, Globalization, Humor.

Bogad, L.M. “A Place for Protest: The Billionaires for Bush Interrupt the Hegemonologue.” Chap. 14 in Performance and Place, edited by Leslie and Helen Paris Hill, 170-79.

tags: Culture Jamming, Activism, Humor, Performance

Bogad, L.m. “Clowndestine Maneuvers: A Study of Clownfrontational Tactics.” In Firat, Begum Ozden, and Juryel, Aylin eds. Cultural Activism: Practices, Dilemmas, and Possibilities. Thamyris/ Intersecting, no. 21. 2010.

tags: Humor, Cultural Resistance, Clowning.

Bogad, L.M. and Marisa Jahn. Byproduct: On the Excesses of Embedded Art Practices. New York: Studio Rev Press, 2010.

tags: Media Activism, Contemporary Art, Aesthetics.

Bourdieu, Pierre. Distinction. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.

tags: Theory, Classic.

Bourriaud, Nicolas. Relational Aesthetics. Dijon, France: Les Presse Du Reel, 1998.

tags: Contemporary Art, Theory, Aesthetics.

Bordowitz, Gregg. “My ‘80s: My Postmodernism” in Artforum, March 2003.

tags: AIDS, America, LGBTQ, Cultural Resistance, Contemporary Art. 

Boyd, Andrew. The Activist Cookbook: Creative Actions for a Fair Economy. Boston: United for a Fair Economy, 1997.

tags: how-to, Economics.

Boyd, Andrew, and Dave Oswald Mitchell. Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for revolution. New York: OR Books, 2012.

tags: Activism, How-To, Revolution.

Bradley, WIll, and Charles Esche. Art and Social Change: A Critical Reader. London: Tate, Afterall. 2007.

tags: Social Change, Anthologies, Creative Solidarity.

Breton, Andre, and Leon Trotsky, “Manifesto: Towards a Free Revolutionary Art.” 1938.

tags: Manifestoes, Marxism, Revolution, Classic, Theory.

Breton, Andre. “(First) Manifesto of Surrealism” from Manifestoes of Surrealism. Ann Arbor, MI: Ann Arbor Paperbacks, 1969.

tags: Classic, Manifestoes.

Bruner, M. Lane. “Carnivalesque Protest and the Humorless State.” Text and Performance Quarterly 25, no. 2 (2005): 136-55.

tags: Humor, Carnival, Protest, Activism.

Bryan-Wilson, Julia. Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era. Oxford: University of California Press, 2009.

tags: Contemporary Art, America, Feminism, Protest.

Burnham, Linda. The Citizen Artist: 20 Years of Art in the Public Arena. Raleigh, NC: The Critical Press, 1998.

tags: Community Art, Creative Solidarity, Anthologies.


Carter, Ennis. Posters for the People: Art of the WPA. Philadelphia: Quirk Books, 2008.

tags: America, Social Change.

Chandler, Annemarie, and Norie Neumark. At a Distance: Precursors to Art and Activism on the Internet. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2005.

tags: Contemporary Art, Theory, Creative Solidarity.

Chvasta, Marcyrose. “Anger, Irony, and Protest: Confronting the Issue of Efficacy, Again.” Text and Performance Quarterly 26, no. 1 (2006): 5-16

tags: Activism, Carnival, Humor, Protest.

Cleveland, William. Art in Other Places: Artists at Work in America’s Community and Social Institutions. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2000.

tags: Community Art, Contemporary Art, Social Change, America.

Cockcroft, Eva, John Pitman Weber, and James Cockcroft. “Mural Painting as a Human Process: The Community,” from Toward a People’s Art: The Contemporary Mural Movement. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1998.

tags: Community Art, America, Latin America, Participatory Art, Chicano Art.

Cohen, Cynthia, Roberto Gutierrez Varea, and Polly O. Walker. Acting Together: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict: Volumes 1 and 2. New York: New Village Press, 2011.

tags: Performance, Community Art, Contemporary Art, Social Change, Protest, Creative Solidarity.

Cohen-Cruz, Jan, and Mady Schutzman. A Boal Companion: Dialogues on Theatre and Cultural Politics. New York: Routledge, 2006.

tags: Theatre, Cultural Resistance, Performance.

Cohen-Cruz, Jan. “An Introduction to Community Art and Activism.” (February 2008).

tags: Community Art, Activism.

Cohen-Cruz, Jan. Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology. London & New York: Routledge, 1998.

tags: Performance, Theatre, Protest.

Collins, Lisa Gail, and Margo Natalie Crawford. New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2006.

tags: Black Arts Movement, Feminism, Women in Activism, Literature.

Craven, David. Art and Revolution in Latin America:, 1910-1990. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2002.

tags: Latin America, Revolution, Creative Solidarity.

Crimp, Douglas. AIDS Demo Graphics. Seattle: Bay Press, 1990.

tags: AIDS, Activism, Media Activism, LGBTQ.

Crimp, Douglas. AIDS: Cultural Analysis/ Cultural Activism. Cambridge, MA: October Books, 1988.

tags: Theory, Contemporary Art, Cultural Resistance, AIDS, LGBTQ.

Critical Art Ensemble. “Electronic Civil Disobedience and Other Unpopular Ideas.” Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia, 1996.

tags: Cultural Resistance, Manifestoes.


Debord, Guy. Society of the Spectacle. Detroit: Black and Red, 1970.

tags: Classic, Marxism, Philosophy, Theory, Manifestoes.

De Cautier, Lieven, and Ruben De Roo, Karel Vanaesebrouck, Editors. Art and Activism in the Age of Globalization. Rotterdam, Netherlands: nai010 publishers, 2011.

tags: Globalization, Film, America, Contemporary Art, Art Criticism.

Demos, T.J. The Migrant Image: The Art and Image of Documentary During the Global Crisis. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013.

tags: Globalization, Film, Contemporary Art, Immigration.

Denning, Michael. The Cultural Front: The Laboring of American Culture in the Twentieth Century. London: Verso, 1997.

tags: America, Cultural Resistance, Creative Solidarity.

Dery, Mark. “Culture Jamming: Hacking, Slashing and Sniping in the Empire of Signs.” Open Magazine Pamphlet Series, 1993.

tags: Media Activism, Culture Jamming, Classic.

Downey, Anthony. “Saadiyat and the Gulf Labor Boycott.” Ibraaz, May 2013.

tags: The Middle East, Globalization, Activism, Immigration, Labor.

Duncombe, Stephen. Dream: Re-Imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy. New York: New Press, 2007.

tags: Imagination, Cultural Resistance.

Duncombe, Stephen. Cultural Resistance Reader. London and New York: Verso, 2002.

tags: Cultural Resistance, Protest, Revolution, Anthologies.


Elam Jr., Harry. Taking It to the Streets: The Social Protest Theater of Luis Valdez and Amiri Baraka. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2001.

tags: Black Arts Movement, Chicano Art, Theatre, Protest, Creative Solidarity, Immigration.

Enwezor, Okqwui: Editor. The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994. New York and London: Prestel, 2001.

tags: postcolonialism, Africa, Theatre, Film, Literature, Contemporary Art.

Felshin, Nina. But is it Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism. Seattle: Bay Press, 1994.

tags: Theory, Classic, Anthologies.

Finkelpearl, Tom. What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013.

tags: Contemporary Art, Participatory Art, Aesthetics, Art Criticism.

Fletcher, John. “Of Minutemen and Rebel Clown Armies: Reconsidering Transformative Citizenship.” Text and Performance Quarterly 29, no. 3 (2009): 222-38.

tags: Performance, Activism, Humor.

Frascina, Francis. Art, Politics, and Dissent: Aspects of the Art Left in Sixties America. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.

tags: America, Contemporary Art, Performance, Creative Solidarity, Cultural Resistance.


Garcia, David, and Geert Lovink. “The ABC of Tactical Media.” 1997.

tags: Manifestoes, Media Activism.

Gaspar de Alba, Alicia. Chicano Art Inside/Outside the Master’s House: Cultural Politics and the CARA Exhibition. Austin: The University of Texas Press, 1998.

tags: Chicano Art, Theory, America, Immigration, Latin America.

Gilbert, Ame, and Yael Raviv. “Space to Grow: Women, Art, and the Urban Agriculture Movement.” in Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, Vol. 21, Issue 3, 2011, pgs. 385-395.

tags: America, Feminism, Creative Solidarity, Women in Activism.

Gómez-Peña, Guillermo. Ethno-Techno: Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy. New York: Routledge, 2005.

tags: Performance,  Theory, Postcolonialism, Latin America.

Goodwin, Jeff, James M. Jasper and Francesca Polletta. Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

tags: Affect, Imagination.

Gramsci, Antonio. Selections from the Prison Notebooks. New York: International Publishers Co., 1971.

tags: Classic, Marxism, Europe, Theory, Philosophy.

Greer, Betsy. Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism. Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2014.

tags: Women in Activism, Creative Solidarity, AIDS, Feminism, LGBTQ.

Habermas, Jurgen. “The Public Sphere,” from Habermas and the Public Sphere. Ed. Craig Calhoun. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1992.

tags: Theory, Philosophy, Classic.

Harding, Thomas. The Video Activist Handbook. London: Pluto Press, 2001.

tags: Activism, How-To.

Hariman, Robert. “Political Parody and Public Culture.: Quarterly Journal of Speech 94, no. 3 (2008): 247-72

tags: Humor,Carnival.

Harrebye, Silas. “The Ambivalence of Creative Activism as a Reorganization of Critique,” in Culture and Organization, pp. 1-21. 2013

tags: Cultural Resistance.

Hauregud, Angelique. No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013.

tags: Humor, Carnival, Economics.

Helguera, Pablo. Education for Socially Engaged Art. New York: Jorge Pinto Books, 2011.

tags: Social Change, How-To, Cultural Resistance, Performance, Community Art, Participatory Art.

Helmy, Mohammed M., and S. Freirichs. “Stripping the Boss: The Powerful Role of Humor in the Egyptian Revolution 2011.” Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science 47, no. 4 (2013): 450-81.

tags: Humor, Africa, Revolution, Social Change, Protest.

Hiller, Harry H. “Humor and Hostility: A Neglected Aspect of Social Movement Analysis.” Qualitative Sociology 6, no. 3 (1983): 255.

tags: Humor, Social Change.

Holert, Tom. “Burden of Proof: Contemporary Art and Responsibility” in Artforum, March 2013, pp. 251-59.

tags: Contemporary Art, America, The Middle East.

Huizinga, Johan. Homo Ludens: A study of the Play-Element in Culture. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1971.

tags: Imagination, Cultural Resistance, Theory.


Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies. “Teddy-Bear Landing–How the Belarusians Evaluated It.” Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies, 2012.

tags: Humor, Protest, Media Activism.


Jackson, Shannon. Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics. New York: Routledge, 2011.

tags: Contemporary Art, Community Art, Theory, Social Change.

Jorgensen, Aage. “Touring the 1970’s with the Solvognen in Denmark.” The Drama Review: TDR 26, no. 3 (1982): 15-28.

tags: Theatre, Humor, Performance, Cultural Resistance.


Kanouse, Sarah, “Cooing Over the Golden Phallus,” The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest 4 (2005): 21-31.

tags: Humor, Theory.

Kenney, Padraic. A Carnival of Revolution–Central Europe 1989. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002.

tags: Carnival, Creative Solidarity, Europe, Theatre, Humor.

Kessel, Martina, and Patrick Merziger. The Politics of Humour: Laughter, Inclusion, and Exclusion in the Twentieth Century. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

tags: Humor, Cultural Resistance.

Kester, Grant. Art, Activism, and Oppositionality: Essays from Afterimage. Durham, NC: Duke University Press Books, 1998.

tags: Contemporary Art, Theory, Participatory Art, America.

Kester, Grant. Conversation Pieces: Community and Communication in Modern Art. Oxford: University of California Press, 2013. (new edition)

tags: Community Art, Activism, Social Change, Participatory Art.

Klepto, Kolonel. “Making War with Love: The Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army.” City 8, no. 3 (2004): 403-11.

tags: Clowning, Humor, Activism, Creative Solidarity.

Koh, Adeline. “The Political Power of Play,” in Hybrid Pedagogy. 2014.

tags: Imagination, Cultural Resistance, Creative Solidarity.

Kulkarni, Kavita. “Billionaires for Bush: Parody as Political Intervention.” in Hemispheric Institute E- Misférica 1.1, Fall 2004.

tags: Humor, Creative Solidarity.

Kupchinsky, Oleg. “Toys for Democracy: In a Siberian City, Activists Find a Creative Way to Protest”, January 16 2012.

tags: Humor, Creative Solidarity, Activism, Cultural Resistance.


Laclau, Ernesto, and Chantal Mouffe. Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics. London: Verso,1985.

tags: Classic, Cultural Resistance, Theory.

Lambert-Beatty, Carrie. “Twelve Miles: Boundaries of the New Art/Activism” in Signs 33, Volume 2: 309-328, Winter 2008.

tags: Feminism, Globalization, Contemporary Art, Humor.

Lambert-Beatty, Carrie, Claire Pentecost, and Lori Waxman. Talking with Our Mouths Full: New Language for Socially Engaged Art, edited by Elizabeth Chodos. Chicago: Green Lantern Press, 2008.

tags: Social Change, Theory, Contemporary Art.

Lawston, Jodie M.  and Ashley E. Lucas, Razor Wire Women: Prisoners, Activists, Scholars and Artists. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2011.

tags: Women in Activism, Feminism, America, Creative Solidarity.

Lasn, Kalle. Culture Jam: The Uncooling of America. 1st ed. New York: Eagle Brook, 1999.

tags: Culture Jamming, Classic, Media Activism.

Lippard, Lucy. “This is Art?”, “Sweeping Exchanges,” “Setting a New Place,” and “Trojan Horses: Activist Art and Power” in Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation, 1984.

“Silence Still = Death” in High Performance #36, Vol. IX, No. 4, 1986.

“The Art Workers Coalition” in Idea Art, 1973.

tags: Feminism, AIDS, Art Criticism, Theory, LGBTQ.

Lippard, Lucy. Get the Message? : A Decade of Art for Social Change. Boston, MA: E.P. Dutton, 1984.

tags: Contemporary Art, Social Change, Theory, Art Criticism.


MacPhee, Josh, and Erik Reuland. Realizing the Impossible: Art Against Authority. Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2007.

tags: Anthology, Creative Solidarity.

Marx, Karl, and Frederick Engels. The German Ideology. New York: New World Paperbacks, 1970.

tags: Marxism, Europe, Theory, Classic.

McIntyre, Iain. How to Make Trouble and Influence People: Pranks, Hoaxes, Graffiti & Political Mischief-Making from across Australia. Melbourne: Breakdown Press, 2009.

tags: How-To, Humor, Australia.

McKee, Yates. “Wake, Vestige, Survival: Sustainability and the Politics of the Trace in Allora and Calzadilla’s Land Mark,” in October, Summer 2010: pp. 20-48.

tags: Contemporary Art, Theory, America, Globalization.

Möntmann, Nina. (editor) Public: Art | Culture | Ideas #39: New Communities, Spring 2009.

tags: Community Art, Affect, Participatory Art, Manifestoes, Cultural Resistance.

Moore, Alan W. Art Gangs: Protest and Counterculture in New York City. New York: Autonomedia, 2011.

tags: Protest, America, Cultural Resistance.


Not an Alternative. Retooling Dissent. (documentary:

tags: Cultural Resistance, America, Economics, Protest, Creative Solidarity.

Notes from Nowhere/ We Are Everywhere: The Irresistible Rise of Global Anticapitalism. London: Verso, 2003.

tags: Carnival, Creative Solidarity, Humor, Globalization.


O’Neill, Paul. “Interview with Tania Bruguera,” BOMB Magazine, Summer 2014.

tags: Contemporary Art, Latin America, America, Immigration, Participatory Art, Community Art.


Pellegrini, Ann. “Art, Activism and Social Change: ‘A Hell of a lot of Hard Work’ – An Interview with Karen Finley” in Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, 2007): 331-337.

tags: Feminism, Women in Activism, Social Change, Contemporary Art.

Plato, Book 10 from The Republic. Trans. Christopher Rowe. London: Penguin Books U.K., 2012.

tags: Classic, Philosophy, Theory, Theatre.

Platt, Susan Noyes. Art and Politics Now Cultural Activism in a Time of Crisis. New York: Midmarch Arts Press, 2011.

tags: Cultural Resistance, Contemporary Art.


Quiroga, Jose A. Tropics of desire: Interventions from queer Latino America. New York: New York University Press, 2000.

tags: Latin America, LGBTQ, Cultural Resistance, Chicano Art.


Raley, Rita. Tactical Media (Electronic Meditations) Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.

tags: Media Activism, Contemporary Art, Creative Solidarity.

Rancière, Jacques. The Politics of Aesthetics. New York: Bloomsbury Revelations, 2013.

tags: Theory, Classic, Aesthetics, Philosophy, Revolution.

Rasmussen, Mikkel Bolt. “The Politics of Interventionist Art: The Situationist International, Artist Placement Group, and Art Workers’ Coalition.” Rethinking Marxism 21.1 (Jan 2009): 34-49.

tags: Marxism, Contemporary Art, Protest.

Raunig, Gerald. Art and Revolution: Transversal Activism in the Long Twentieth Century. Los Angeles: Semiotext(e), 2007.

tags: Theory, Contemporary Art, Revolution.

Raven, Arlene. Art in the Public Interest. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 1993.

tags: Art Criticism, Community Art, Performance, Cultural Resistance, Contemporary Art.

Raven, Arlene. Crossing Over: Feminism and Art of Social Concern. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1988.

tags: Feminism, Women in Activism, Contemporary Art, Art Criticism.

Raven, Arlene. “Womanhouse” from The Power of Feminist Art, ed. Norma Broude and Mary Garrard. New York: Abrams Press, 1994.

tags: Feminism, Creative Solidarity, Contemporary Art.

Reed, T.V. The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

tags: Protest, Creative Solidarity, Theory.

Rogoff, Irit. Terra Infirma: Geography’s Visual Culture. New York: Routledge, 2000.

tags: Contemporary Art, Globalization, Theory, Immigration, Postcolonialism, Cultural Resistance.

Romanienko, Lisiunia A. “Antagonism, Absurdity, and the Avant-Garde: Dismantling Soviet Oppression through the Use of Theatrical Devices by Poland’s Solidarity Movement.” International Peace Review of Social History 52, no. S15 (2007): 133-51.

tags: Theatre, Humor, Creative Solidarity.

Romanos, Eduardo. “The Strategic Use of Humor in the Spanish 15m Movement.” In Crisis and Social Mobilization in Contemporary Spain: The 15m Movement, edited by B. Tejerina and I. Perugorría. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015, in press.

tags: Social Change, Humor, Creative Solidarity.

Rosler, Martha. If You Lived Here: The City in Art, Theory, and Social Activism. New York: The New Press, 1991.

tags: Theory, Contemporary Art, Social Change.

Routledge, Paul. “Sensuous Solidarities: Emotion, Politics, and Performance in the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army.” Antipode 44, no. 2 (2012): 428-52.

tags: Clowning, Humor, Affect, Creative Solidarity.

Roy, Carole. “When Wisdom Speaks Sparks Fly: Raging Grannies Perform Humour as Protest.” Canadian Woman Studies 25, no. ¾ (2006): 141-48.

tags: Humor, Protest, Theatre, Women in Activism.


Schriver, Kristina, and Donna Marie Nudd. “Mickee Faust Club’s Performative Protest Events.” Text and Performance Quarterly 22, no. 3 (2002): 196-216.

tags: Protest, Theatre, Humor.

Schwarzman, Mat. Beginner’s Guide to Community-Based Arts. New York: New Village Press, 2005.

tags: Community Art, How-To, Creative Solidarity.

Scott, James C. Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990.

tags: Classic, Cultural Resistance, Performance

Shepard, Benjamin, L.M. Bogad, and Stephen Duncombe. “Performing vs. the Insurmountable: Theatrics, Activism, and Social Movements.” Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies 4, no. 3 (2008): 1-30

tags: Theatre, Performance, Social Change, Creative Solidarity.

Shepard, Benjamin Heim. Queer Political Performance and Protest: Play, Pleasure and Social Movement. New York: Routledge, 2010.

tags: Protest, Theatre, Imagination, LGBTQ.

Sholette, Gregory, and Blake Stimson. Collectivism After Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination After 1945. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 2007.

tags: Contemporary Art, Creative Solidarity, Imagination.

Sholette, Gregory. Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture (Marxism and Culture). London: Pluto Press, 2011.

tags: Imagination, Theory, Marxism.

Spotts, Frederic. Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics. London: Pimlico, 2003.

tags: Europe, Aesthetics, Creative Solidarity.

St. John of Damascus, On the Divine Images: Three Apologies Against Those Who Attack the Divine Images. Trans. David Anderson. New York: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1980.

tags: Classic, Philosophy.

St. John, Graham. “Prostetival: Global Days of Action and Carnivalized Politics in the Present,” in Social Movements Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, vol. 7:2, pp. 167-190. 2008.

tags: Protest, Carnival, Creative Solidarity.

Street, Joe. The Culture War in the Civil Rights Movement. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007.

tags: Black Arts Movement, Creative Solidarity, Cultural Resistance, Literature, Performance, America.

Taylor, Diana. “You Are Here: The DNA of Performance”.TDR 46, no.1 (2006) 149-169.

tags: Performance, Latin America, Protest, Creative Solidarity.

The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination. “The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination.”

tags: Manifestoes, Imagination.

The Space Hijackers. “The Space Hijacker”

tags: Manifestoes, Cultural Resistance.

Thompson, Nato, Gregory Sholette, Joseph Thompson,  Nicolas Mirzoeff, C. Ondine Chavoya, Arjen Noordeman, and Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. The Interventionists: Users’ Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life. North Adams, MA: MASS MoCA, 2004.

tags: Contemporary Art, Creative Solidarity, Social Change, Protest.

Thompson, Nato. Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from 1991-2011. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012.

tags: Contemporary Art, Art Criticism, Creative Solidarity.

Tucker, Kenneth H. Workers of the World, Enjoy! Aesthetic Politics from Revolutionary Syndicalism to the Global Justice Movement. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2010.

tags: Aesthetics, Activism, Theatre, Globalization, Marxism, Revolution.


Vacarro, Jeanne. “Give Me an F: Radical Cheerleading and Feminist Performance.” 2008.

tags: Protest, Feminism, Women in Activism, Theatre, Performance.


wa Thiong’o, Ngugi. “Enactments of Power: The Politics of Performance Space,” in TDR 41.3 (1997), pp. 11-30.

tags: Performance, Protest, Theory.

Williams, Raymond. “Culture;” “Ideology;” and “Hegemony” from Marxism and Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977.

tags: Classic, Marxism, Theory, Literature.

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