Home » REVIEW » Currently Reading:

Rough Trade Records to release: “Let’s Start A Pussy Riot” at Meltdown 2013

June 14, 2013 REVIEW No Comments

June at this year’s Meltdown festival, curated by Yoko Ono, Rough Trade Recors will launch the book ‘Let’s Start A Pussy Riot’.

BOOK COVER 235x300 Rough Trade Records to release: Lets Start A Pussy Riot at Meltdown 2013
Image courtesy of: Rough Trade Records

In March 2012, the Russian feminist performance/artist group, ‘Pussy Riot’ whose members include: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (Nadya), Maria Alyokhina (Masha) and Yekaterina Samutsevich (Katya) were arrested on a charge of “hooliganism driven by religious hatred.” In response to this, the book- ‘Lets Start A Pussy Riot’ has been created in collaboration with members of Pussy Riot and links together the events leading up to and after the group’s arrest and the themes that these courageous women fight for – feminism, LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech and environmental activism.

pussyrio2 300x199 Rough Trade Records to release: Lets Start A Pussy Riot at Meltdown 2013
Image courtesy of: Alamodest    

russia pussy riot 630 300x200 Rough Trade Records to release: Lets Start A Pussy Riot at Meltdown 2013
Image Courtesy of: Ibnlivein

Contributors include Judy Chicago, Jón Gnarr, Antony Hegarty, Bianca Casady, Sarah Lucas, Bobby Conn, Robyn, Kim Gordon, Lucky Dragons, Billy Childish, Jeffrey Lewis and many more. Also heavily influenced by last years Antony Hegarty-curated Meltdown festival, the book includes an exploration of the concept of Future Feminism, asking how we can move forward and unite different voices and generations to create an inspiring dialogue.

Pussy Riot undoubtedly ushered in a new era of feminism and political freedom with their protest acts. And the dialogue so explosively ignited by Nadya, Masha and Katya continues in ‘Let’s Start A Pussy Riot’. The book will be available to buy from the Royal Festival Hall bookshop during Meltdown June) followed by an initial release via indie record shops and on the Rough Trade website from 24th June.
All profits will go to the Pussy Riot and their families.

via: http://abcnews.go.com

FAD NEWS

ARTNEWS:The Mexican Embassy And Jose Cuervo Partner To Lead ‘Day Of The Dead’ Celebrations In London

October 22, 2014

ARTNEWS:The Mexican Embassy And Jose Cuervo Partner To Lead ‘Day Of The Dead’ Celebrations In London

Jose Cuervo, the oldest tequila brand in the world partners with the Mexican Embassy to bring an art-led Day of The Dead festival to London

ART NEWS: London gallery to give away all its Art for FREE

October 22, 2014

ART NEWS: London gallery to give away all its Art for FREE

In a world first an art gallery in central London will be giving away every single one of its exhibits to passers-by (for free!) this Friday

ART NEWS: Legendary Magnum Photographer René Burri Dies at 81

October 22, 2014

ART NEWS: Legendary Magnum Photographer René Burri Dies at 81

Leaving behind a significant body of work, FAD takes a moment to remember legendary photographer René Burri

ART NEWS : “The Theory of Everything” brings NYC to Tears

October 22, 2014

ART NEWS : “The Theory of Everything” brings NYC to Tears

Stephen Hawking biopic, “The Theory of Everything” made it’s U.S. premiere at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City Monday night. The film, starring Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking & Felicity Jones as Hawking’s wife Jane, was said to leave its audience in tears as film industry darlings gathered to watch the films debut.

Don’t Miss: NON ZERO ONE as part of WHAT MARCEL DUCHAMP TAUGHT ME @FASLondon

October 21, 2014

Don’t Miss: NON ZERO ONE as part of WHAT MARCEL DUCHAMP TAUGHT ME @FASLondon

Taking you on a 22 minute headphone journey throughout the entire 5 floors of the UK’s oldest commercial dealership..

ART NEWS: Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary Auction raises millions and breaks records at Sotheby’s

October 20, 2014

ART NEWS: Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary Auction raises millions and breaks records at Sotheby’s

31 donated art works for Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary realised a total of £2,092,250 at Sotheby’s this weekend.

ART OPPORTUNITY: Call for Entries Winter Pride UK Arts Awards 2014

October 20, 2014

ART OPPORTUNITY: Call for Entries Winter Pride UK Arts Awards 2014

Calling all Artists & Performers who want to make a difference! Open to all Artists & Performers regardless of their sexuality

FAD DAILY

FAD DAILY

Want brilliant, exciting and interesting art and culture news in your inbox every day? Course you do. Sign up to our newsletter below.

ADVERTISING