Activism. Virtual Reality. Actual Reality.

Alex Casper is a Media Archaeologist and Researcher with the Cultures of the Digital Economy Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Alex is involved in the squatting community in Brighton, that attracted recent media attention by stopping MP Mike Weatherley speaking about his anti-squatting bill at the University of Sussex, here he reflects on his…

Jim Hubbard: Framing ACT UP activists

In March 1987,  the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was formed in New York as a response to the lack of U.S. government action and mainstream media coverage on the AIDS crisis. UNITED IN ANGER: A HISTORY OF ACT UP is a new feature-length documentary that puts the audience on the ground with activists…