Just four days after we gatecrashed the VIP launch of the British Museum’s BP-sponsored exhibition, ‘Troy: Myth and Reality’, we’ve just invaded the stage at the curators’ opening lecture. This took place in the museum’s main venue for talks and presentations: the BP Lecture Theatre. At 13.25 today, just before the curators’ talk was due … More We invade the stage at BP Troy lecture, in our second performance action this week!
Last night, the private VIP launch of the BP-sponsored ‘Troy: Myth and reality’ exhibition faced serious disruption after we occupied the 5 main entrances to the exhibition gallery inside the British Museum. Our actor-vists refused to leave the museum when it closed to the public and instead, began converting themselves into Troy-themed “living statues”, occupying … More We blockade BP’s VIP Troy event with living statues!
National Galleries Scotland announces end of BP relationship, to ‘address the climate emergency’ After 2019, the BP Portrait Award will no longer tour to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery ‘in its present form’ Decision follows protests by Edinburgh-based ‘BP or not BP? Scotland’ group in previous years Today’s news follows end of oil company partnerships … More Another major victory: National Galleries Scotland rejects BP!
IMPORTANT UPDATE: In light of the snap election, we’ve rescheduled our mass performance action against the BP-sponsored Troy exhibition to SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8TH 2020, to make sure it has the biggest possible impact. We’re still VERY excited about our plan for a mass creative takeover of the British Museum, to take action against BP, colonialism … More Mass action against BP rescheduled for February 8th!