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OCCUPY CULTURAL SPACE

Occupy a cultural space to challenge censorship, make your demands heard and create alternative cultural events.

Photo from Let Us Speak action at Barbican Centre London

TAKE OVER A SPACE WITH THE KIDS

PARENTS FOR PALESTINE staged a creative protest at the Science Museum over its association with the Adani Group. They dropped thousands of leaflets with the names and ages of children killed in Gaza from the second-floor balcony.

TAKE OVER AN ARTS GALLERY 

WRITERS AGAINST THE WAR ON GAZA occupied MOMA in New York to challenge the museums silence on genocide

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ORGANISE A GUERRILLA
PERFORMANCE

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Arts and Cultural Works occupied the Barbican in London creating a Guerilla Festival demanding an end to their censorship of Palestinian artists

CREATE AN ALTERNATIVE TOUR AT YOUR LOCAL MUSEUM

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Activist group BP OR NOT BP created an alternative tour of the British Museum, educating people on the origins of many of the exhibits and how the were stolen including from Palestine

OCCUPY THE SPACE
& DEMAND CHANGE

ENERGY EMBARGO FOR PALESTINE staged a sit-in demonstration at the British Museum to object to the London institution accepting funding from oil giant BP.

KEY THINGS TO REMEMBER

GET CREATIVE

Our creative toolbox has resources to help make your action stand out, collated from artists and activists >>

MARKETING

Make sure you get the word out to those you want to attend and participate. Use these designs from artists around the world >>

SAFETY 

Our collected resources are a good place to start when considering digital and practical safety measures to protect your group, especially those more vulnerable to police and state violence  >>

CULTURAL GENOCIDE & DEMANDING CHANGE

Our demands offer a framework for advocacy and understanding how cultural genocide and artistic censorship intersect with the many forms of violence and oppression Palestinians experience.  Adapt them for your action  >>

VALUES 

Ensure your action reflects the values and demands of the Palestinian liberation movement. Whilst there is a diversity of beliefs, these demands echo the call from the Palestinian cultural sector >>

CENTRE THE WORDS

OF PALESTINIANS

Palestinian artists have made their testimonies, texts and poetry available to share  >>

This includes testimonies from artists under attack as part of The Revolution's Promise >>

PRINCIPLES 

We recommend BEAUTIFUL TROUBLES guide to working principles when planning action >> 

Learn how white supremacy affects and harms us all and can harm even when people act with good intentions >>

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