Laying Hands on Tate Modern

Reverend Billy & The Earthalujah Gospel Choir cast out the demon of BP's oil sponsorship of the art institution.
From the Rev: At the Tate Modern in London, British Petroleum seeks to capture our imagination by hitching its BP sunflower logo to the Miro exhibit. The artistic experience is then reduced to a dangerously passive consumerism. Only the Earth itself, a kind of freak storm inside, can free us from such a damaging lie...

Read the full reflection on the exorcism from Reverend Billy >

This event was brought to Tate in collaboration with Liberate TateUK Tar Sands Network, London Rising TideArt Not Oil and Climate Rush.








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