We drop huge banner and thousands of oil drops in BP Russia protest

Eleven-metre floor-to-balcony banner counts the 2,727 oil spills caused by BP’s Russian partner, Rosneft, in a single region in just one year Performers shower thousands of paper “oil drops” from balcony in the iconic Great Court Protest marks the final day of the BP-sponsored Scythians exhibition, held in partnership with the Russian State Hermitage Museum … More We drop huge banner and thousands of oil drops in BP Russia protest

Cracks fill the floor of the British Museum during 100-strong “freezemob”

100 performers fill the British Museum – without permission – to challenge BP sponsorship with a mass creative protest Current BP-branded Scythians exhibition includes items from Russian permafrost – which BP’s emissions are putting at risk Performers sing, and British Museum floor covered in huge artistic cracks, to symbolise damage to the permafrost from climate … More Cracks fill the floor of the British Museum during 100-strong “freezemob”

Join us to freeze BP out of the British Museum on December 9th!

FREEZE-MOB AGAINST BP IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM Defending the permafrost from Big Oil Facebook event here – please share Calling all ice warriors, frost defenders and spirits of the snow! Join theatrical activists BP or not BP? in the British Museum to take part in a mass rebel performance to freeze out the museum’s cold-hearted … More Join us to freeze BP out of the British Museum on December 9th!

Reverend Billy leads ritual for the permafrost at British Museum

Yesterday, over fifty people joined us for a powerful ritual protest led by activist and radical “Earth Preacher” from New York, Reverend Billy Talen. Joined by his ‘Stop Shopping Choir’ as well as members of ‘BP or not BP?’, we together exposed the irony of BP sponsoring the museum’s latest blockbuster exhibition, ‘Scythians: Warriors of … More Reverend Billy leads ritual for the permafrost at British Museum

We pretend to be BP staff at press launch of new BP-sponsored exhibition

Performers set up fake BP “welcoming committee” in front of Scythians exhibition for two and a half hours “Invisible theatre” performance highlights irony of BP sponsoring exhibits whose future study is threatened by melting permafrost Oil company accused of using British Museum to further its interests in Russia This morning, VIP visitors and press arriving … More We pretend to be BP staff at press launch of new BP-sponsored exhibition

We bring a rebel exhibit to the National Portrait Gallery

Street artist joins performance activists to display portrait and give public talks in the BP Portrait Award gallery, without permission Portrait depicts Indigenous West Papuan leader who is highly critical of BP’s operations BP’s support for Indonesia’s controversial occupation of West Papua contradicts the gallery’s ethics policy, campaigners say Performers present “Hypocrisy” and “Pollution” awards … More We bring a rebel exhibit to the National Portrait Gallery

Indigenous campaigner calls for return of stolen shield from BP-sponsored British Museum

Yesterday at 1.30pm, we accompanied Indigenous Australian campaigner Rodney Kelly into the British Museum. We took over part of the museum’s ‘Living and Dying’ gallery, and Rodney gave a series of five talks about his campaign calling for the return of his ancestor’s shield. Visitors to the museum gathered over the course of the afternoon … More Indigenous campaigner calls for return of stolen shield from BP-sponsored British Museum

Security crackdown fails to stop our “cashmob” in the British Museum

40 performers take part in “oily cashmob” protest inside BP-sponsored British Museum Heightened museum security confiscate cardboard signs, bow ties, wigs and waistcoats – but performance goes ahead anyway Actor-vists spotlight shocking stats behind BP sponsorship of iconic museums Ahead of BP AGM, campaigners target government’s hefty hand-out to BP Yesterday, 40 performers from the … More Security crackdown fails to stop our “cashmob” in the British Museum