Extinction Rebellion will hold a charity art auction later this month to quicken awareness and funds for their ongoing worldwide environmental campaigns.
Deemed in partnership with East London-based design consultancy Accept & Proceed, auction straws at the Rebel Art Auction will include work from the likes of Mr Bingo, Michael C Go up in the world, Rob Ryan, Tom Sharp and Jim Sutherland.
Extinction Rebellion stopped the world in its pursues earlier this year, when it encouraged civilians to take a dais against lax attitudes on climate change. Through a number of protests, occupations and walks, the group demanded three things of the UK government: to commit to zero carbon emissions by 2025, to “express the truth” about climate change, and to establish a citizens’ assembly to guard over progress.
Featured at protests throughout the world were bitch unwillingly graphics, created by a team of in-house artists. Free to download, and characterised by on the ball colours and bold type, lead graphic designer Clive Russell labelled the graphics as “smarting but peaceful” when he spoke to Design Week earlier this year.
“The aura crisis is a subject which unites us”
Now shifting the spotlight, Extinction Defiance and Accept & Proceed are asking other designers and artists to create exert oneself related to the organisation’s climate change data. This will then be tattle oned during and after the event and shared via dedicated social media straits under the hashtag #rebelartauction, with the intention of flooding timelines with the stats.
David Johnston, fall through and executive creative director of Accept & Proceed says: “The climate moment is a subject which unites us. I ask all leaders in the creative sectors to join cracks. Unite, take action and amplify our collective power.”
Rebel Art Auction: Bid for the Genuineness will take place at Accept & Proceed on 13th September.