“This is a “let’s do it” guide to action, an accessible and well-illustrated collection of strategies ideal for artists (and non-artists alike) who are willing to put themselves out there for the common good.”

Ken Krafchek, Graduate Director, MFA in Community Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art

Gui Bueno

Gui Bueno is a native of Brazil and completely crazy for theoretical discussions about the media, its central role in capitalism, its disadvantages and (why not?) benefits. He works for Open Knowledge Foundation Brazil where he takes care of communications (but learns much more than he communicates). Interested in “artivism,” he was lucky to be Andy Bichlbaum’s student and to absorb a lot from him.

Contributed Modules

Principle: Jury-rig solutions (or, How would MacGyver protest?)

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June 3, 2014

Fix a problem as best you can to pressure authorities to fix it properly.

Case Study: Pimp My… Carroça!

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April 22, 2014

Carroça is the Portuguese word for carriage — that is, a wheeled vehicle for conveying people, often drawn by horses, and designed for comfort and elegance. Curiously, in Brazil this word also refers to the ramshackle carts that some human beings are compelled to use. These are the collectors of   …Continue Reading