VOTE! The message is clear – and important. As Britons prepare to exercise their democratic right at the general election on 7 May 2015, a group of artists want to inspire people - particularly those aged between 18 and 23 - to take part in the democratic process. The campaign, entitled Vote Art, is fronted by artists Bob & Roberta Smith, Fatima Begum, Janette Parris and Jeremy Deller, each of whom have created new artworks on the VOTE theme. And the work of one aspiring arti
"Los partidos políticos colocan carteles pidiendo el voto par ellos. Nosotros lo hacemos para pedirte que votes. Las elecciones son una oportunidad cada cinco años para que todos hagamos una elección y creo que debemos tomarlo en serio. ¡Levántate y vota!". La declaración del artista conceptual Jeremy Deller (Londres, 1966), resume el espíritu de la campaña Vote Art, una iniciativa que quiere "animar a la gente a participar en la democracia" mediante el ejercicio del voto en
A new project encouraging people to vote launches across the UK in April, with a series of billboards featuring works by artists Bob & Roberta Smith, Fatima Begum, Janette Parris and Jeremy Deller. Plus a competition to find a fifth artwork created by a first-time voter is open for entries A new series of artworks celebrating democracy and encouraging people to vote will go on display on billboards across UK this April, in the run up to the general election. READ MORE
Art Fund takes over billboards to encourage first-timers as artists call on people to vote in May's general election If there is nothing more to lure a first-time voter in with at this year’s general election, perhaps billboard prominence will suffice.
A new competition, seeking to add to works already created by Bob & Roberta Smith, Fatima Begum, Janette Parris and Jeremy Deller, will give one 18-23-year-old’s poll-powered artwork a place on commercial spaces from Kent to T