From Iran to Hong Kong, #MeToo to BLM, leaderless movements have become the defining form of protest in the 21st century. After all, you can’t arrest an idea, especially when so many people believe in it.
This year, the carte blanche became a symbol in the UK for anti-monarchy protests. But blank pieces of paper have long been used in both art and politics. What, if anything, does it say?
To help amplify the feminist movement in response to the killing of Mahsa Amini, stations such as Radio Alhara and NTS are streaming sets by Iranian women and non-binary artists.
THE FACE spoke to Symon Hill, who was arrested for asking, “Who elected him?” at King Charles III’s proclamation.
This year, the celebration returned to Britain for the first time in a decade. Here’s why this group is pushing against detainment and reclaiming the idea of “madness”.