Mel Evans is an artist and campaigner associated with Liberate Tate and Platform. She is the author of the book, Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts. As well as making unsanctioned performance works at Tate and writing on oil sponsorship of the arts, she creates theatre pieces in the City of London that examine culture, finance and Big Oil.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Stain of Big Oil Is Smearing Earth... and Our Culture
This week marks the 5th anniversary of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster. The company continues to be hounded by the legal fallout, including criminal convictions, and it is desperate to do whatever it can to cleanse its public image. This is especially challenging in the face of intense criticism...