Advanced Search




Published Between


Verified Records Only

Over 7,000 Catalogue items are accessible in LADA's Study Room in London. A selection of these resources can be accessed online by selecting "Available Online" in the Advanced Search.

Catalogue Entry

Beautiful Trouble

Artist/Author: Various

Editor: Andrew Boyd with David Oswald Mitchell

Publication details

  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Reference No: P1896
  • Date Logged: 08.06.2012

Publication reference

  • ISBN: 978-1-935938-57-7
  • Publisher: o/r books
  • Type: Publication

Record verified by LADA
08 June 2012


Part manifesto and part reference guide, Beautiful Trouble brings together ten grassroots groups and dozens of seasoned artists and activists from around the world. Subheadings: Tactics, Principles, theories, case studies and practitioners. Contributors: Agit-Pop/The Other 98%, The Yes Men/Yes Labs, Code Pink, SmartMeme, The Ruckus Society, Beyond the Choir, The Center for Artistic Activism, Waging Nonviolence, Alliance of Community Trainers and Nonviolence International and L. M. Bogad amongst others. Keywords: performance, art , theory and criticism, history, contemporary debate, interventions, activism, activists, political, subvert, protest, culture-jam, anarchy, tactics, site-specific, direct action, environment, money, human rights, ethics, new media, technology, socially-engaged, and sub cultures