sorry we don’t have the skills to translate this for you all
here’s the link to their article and our call for the right to freedom of expression
on the 13th September 2015 nokta magazine published with a cover image of turkish president Erdogan taking a selfie in front of the funeral parade of a turkish soldier killed in combat with the PKK – it was made in criticism of Erdogan’s statement at the funeral of how happy the young man is now to have martyred himself in the fight against terrorism. The image is the latest take on the work we made in 2005 of Tony Blair which we call Photo Op. A journalist for the magazine contacted us on the 18th September to say that the nokta magazine’s offices had been raided, the editor in chief arrested and all copies of the edition confiscated. She also said that the turkish authorities were going around the countries news stands confiscating any copies of this issue. She asked us for a statement and this is what we sent
mini SHOVE as seen at Dismaland
limited edition of 23 handmade 3D works
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jason tells it to ‘the cunt in the corner’
someone else joins in
a bit of footage here
these guys smash it to the pig fucker, sorry we missed them on the night…..
On the 1st August this year we opened an installation at STILLS gallery in Edinburgh.
And then we invited anyone and everyone to come and make work with us, Scott Lang and Claire Cochrane in a shopping centre round the corner
About 120 people ended up making work in the War on War Room studio throughout August, producing 140 new works between them.
Their work completes the installation Here Comes Everybody at STILLS gallery till the end of October this year
Greenpeace Save the Arctic campaign got us to make some artwork for their video A Song of Oil, Ice and Fire – click this reimagined image of Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World to watch the film
OOr watch the film HERE
Within an environment of burnt walls with images connecting big finance with war the artists kennardphillipps construct images in a performance that uses the sounds of war, big industry; explosions of open caste mining, rapid fire artillery, and the sounds of resistance in everyday street life. They make an intervention in their own artists’ talk cutting from a formal talk about their work in response to the invasion of Iraq and British anti-war protest into a demonstration of action.
“ We tear at the serried ranks of share price listings in newspapers to reveal the victims of traded profit. We tear up the pages of our mediated experience and reveal the struggle going on underneath. This is a work of disrespect to the way things are.”
see more here