Performance fills museum with sounds of dissent against BP sponsorship and disrupts speeches at VIP exhibition launch Campaigners highlight irony of a fossil fuel company sponsoring a ‘Sunken Cities’ exhibition Second creative protest of the day, after a disobedient artwork obstructed the morning press launch Journalist at VIP launch reports guests ‘cringing’ during BP speech … More Drenched performers occupy British Museum after hours
Exhibition entrance obstructed by artwork exposing how BP’s projects in Egypt are “surrounded by human rights violations” Campaigners condemn irony of BP sponsoring a ‘Sunken Cities’ exhibition when BP extracts new fossil fuels near cities at risk of sinking in Egypt Action comes just weeks after BP’s ‘corrupting influence’ over the British Museum was exposed … More We gatecrash the press launch of BP’s ‘Sunken Cities’ with a disobedient artwork
As BP sponsors Sunken Cities at the British Museum, its links with Egypt come into the spotlight BP has huge investments in Egypt and is partnering with the repressive Sisi regime The current military government put down local opposition to a BP project, which is now going ahead Egypt’s own cities are sinking: Egypt is … More BP, Egypt and Sunken Cities
On Tuesday BP or not BP? attended the historic International Parlamentarians for West Papua meeting in Parliament, in support of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua. We were present for the first part of the meeting, which brought together academics and legal experts in order to discuss West Papua’s right to self- determination, the … More Let West Papua vote!