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Announcing Standing – an app for playful activism – Hubbub
"With Standing, you can stand still for a cause of your choosing in whatever place you feel is suitable. The app records how long and where you are standing and shares it live on the accompanying website."
activism  phones  via:adrian 
may 2014 by kevan
Guerrilla Benching
"Due to the colossal and inorganised nature of local councils, and their cunning disguises the guerrilla benchers were not approached or questioned by anyone as they installed the benches."
activism  furniture  london 
february 2013 by kevan
Partizaning | Russian Guerilla-style city planning « Land Reader – Landscape Architecture Urbanism Architecture
"Anton Make and Igor Ponosov came up with the idea for Partizaning when they saw the need for bicycle infrastructure in Moscow and initial hand drew a cycling routes around for the city and then made them into electronic versions. The cycle routes garnered some media attention and Partizaning groups started setting up local projects and started painting zebra crossings whilst dressed as city workers."
activism  cities  paint 
november 2012 by kevan
Royal Mail's Olympic postbox-painting inspires public copycat campaign | Sport | guardian.co.uk
"Royal Mail's decision to paint postboxes gold in honour of medal-winning Olympians in their home towns is in danger of veering out of control as members of the public begin taking matters into their own hands."
paint  sport  activism 
august 2012 by kevan
Official Protesters of the London 2012 Olympic Games
"Enter your details here to apply for tickets to the official London 2012 Olympic Protests. Non-ticket holders will not be allowed to voice dissent against the Olympics in London, so be sure to apply."
activism  london  sport 
may 2012 by kevan
BBC NEWS | UK | Eco-activists prepare for protest
Street games as 'familiarisation games', prior to the G20 protests. "[Capture the flag] was an opportunity for people to familiarise themselves with the area - the geography - so they know what to expect when we have to act quickly."
games  pervasive  activism  cities  london  surveillance 
march 2009 by kevan

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