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Pressure grows on the Tate to ditch BP by 2012

Should the art world dump BP?


http://www.timeout.com/london/art/article/1346/should-the-art-world-dump-bpr



Greenpeace boss Sauven on BP and the Tate:


http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2010/jul/02/bp-arts-sponsorship-tate-protests



Tate Britain's Summer Party, a celebration of 20 years of BP sponsorship, is flooded with oil and scattered with feathers, (28.6.10)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPpWPbEPspY 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz-_2KLt1W0 
http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2010/06/454500.html 
http://climatecamp.org.uk/blog/2010/06/30/


LIBERATE TATE COMMUNIQUE #2 (JUNE 2010)


It was us and it was art!

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Art Monthly discussion with John Jordan (Liberate Tate etc.) and JJ Charlesworth about BP and museums and art and revolution

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'Should the Tate continue to accept BP sponsorship?'


And this is amazing: 


171 artists sign letter calling for Tate to climb free of BP, (Gdn, 28.6.10):


'Galleries and museums face summer of protest over BP arts sponsorship', (Gdn 24.6.10)





Picture shows 'Disobedience Makes History' workshop participants using the windows of 



IN ADVANCE OF A BROKEN ARM 

ON REFUSING TO PRETEND TO DO POLITICS IN A MUSEUM 

http://www.artmonthly.co.uk/current.htm 


EMAIL DIALOGUE WITH PENELOPE CURTIS, DIRECTOR, TATE BRITAIN, MAY 2010


Here's a recent email dialogue with Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain, elicited by our sending to her a copy of the Art Not Oil 2010 diary, and an impassioned plea to consider terminating the relationship with BP.


www.tate.org.uk Please note that any information sent, received or held by Tate may be disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


From: markb@gn.apc.org


Sent: 12 May 2010 15:59


To: Penelope Curtis


Subject: Tate Britain, BP and the Ethics Committee


Importance: High


From: markb@gn.apc.org


Sent: 13 May 2010 13:49


To: Penelope Curtis


Subject: Re: Tate Britain, BP and the Ethics Committee


'Rising to the climate challenge: artists and scientists imagine tomorrow's world'.


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Rising to the Climate Challenge: Oil free Tate by 2012?






http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KokiUgvlwc4


http://www.foto8.com/new/online/photo-stories/1077-pipe-dreams-a-shortfilm-by-rena-effendi


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