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Artists for Assange

When law, politics, and old structures seem to be failing, art emerges as a liberating force. This expanding archive presents various artists and artworks inspired by the journalistic achievements of WikiLeaks and personal struggle of Julian Assange. Explore the gallery and artists, and contribute with suggestions.

 

Chicks on Speed

Chicks on Speed are art duo Melissa Logan and Alex Murray-Leslie who met in Munich, Germany while studying at…

Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actress and model, as well as an activist for human, environmental, and animal rights.

Roger Waters

George Roger Waters is a songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band Pink…

Srećko Horvat

Srećko Horvat is a philosopher, author and political activist. The German weekly Der Freitag called him as "one of…

Metahaven

A design and research studio based in Amsterdam, Metahaven, designed a beautiful range of WikiLeaks scarves and T-shirt, which…

Romain Gavras 

Romain Gavras is a French–Greek filmmaker. He is best known for directing Jamie xx's video for "Gosh" and Kanye…

R.A. the Rugged Man

R.A. The Rugged Man is one of the most fascinating figures in hip-hop history. His career spans decades, and…

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay is a singer, songwriter and comedian. Sister Orchid is Nellie’s seventh album, starting with Get Away From Me (“a…

Juan Passarelli

Juan Passarelli, is an award-winning filmmaker and journalist, co-founder of Guerrilla Pictures (@guerrillapix) and Infosec Bytes (@infosec_bytes). With more…

Eugene Jarecki

Eugene Jarecki is an American filmmaker, author, and public thinker. He is a two-time winner of the Sundance Grand…

Angela Richter

Angela Richter is theatre director & author & Freedom of Information aficionado @Supernerds_tv Member of Advisory Panel at DiEM25…

Theo Jones 

Theo Jones is an award-winning architectural designer, maker, researcher, and teacher based in London. He works in architecture with…

Laibach

Laibach is a music and cross-media group from Slovenia established on the 1st of June, 1980 in Trbovlje. The…

Alice Walker

Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she wrote…

Miltos Manetas

Manetas painted over forty portraits of Julian Assange as a reflections on his condition resulted by imprisonment, isolation, and…

Kokan Mladenović

"Julian Assange is Prometheus of our time, chained by the new Gods for giving us the fire of information"…

Maja Pelević

Maja Pelević is an award winning playwright and theatre maker.  She has a PhD degree in Theory of Arts.

Niels Ladefoged

Niels Ladefoged is cinematographer, cameraman and the producer. In his work he contributed a lot with protectection and support…

Clara López Rubio

Clara López Rubio is a film historian, She studied directing at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin.

Frans Jacobi

Frans Jacobi works with performance, text and images. His performances and installations are often large scale scenarios with multiple…

Brian Eno

Brian Eno is a musician, record producer, visual artist, and theorist best known for his pioneering work in ambient music…

Kamilya Jubran

Kamilya Jubran is a Palestinian singer, songwriter, and musician. Assange teamed up with the rap ensemble Calle 13, Kamilya Jubran…

Line Heie Hallem

Line Heie Hallem is an actress and theater director. She is known from movies like: 22. juli (2020) and…

Jean-Yves Ferri

Jean-Yves Ferri is a writer, designer, and colourist of comics known best for Adventures of Asterix. He features a Gallic…

Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and…

Surya Mattu

Surya Mattu is a data reporter on Gizmodo's Special Projects Desk and an R&D journalism resident at Eyebeam NYC.

Mahn Kloix

Mahn Kloix is a street artist from Paris, now living and working in Marseille. He grew up in a…

Mr.Fish

Mr. Fish, also known as Dwayne Booth, is a cartoonist who primarily creates for Truthdig.com and Harpers.com. Mr. Fish's…

George Gittoes

George Noel Gittoes is an Australian artist, film producer, director and writer. In 1970, he was a founder of…

Christian Frentzen

Christian Frentzen is a pianist/keyboardist and sound engineer from Cologne, Germany. He has played and toured with many pop,…

Caitlin Johnstone

Caitlin Johnstone is an illustrator, painter and self described "Rogue journalist. Bogan socialist. Anarcho-psychonaut. Guerilla poet. Utopia prepper." You…

Daniel Lismore

Daniel Lismore is a British fabric sculptor, designer, and campaigner. Described by Vogue Magazine as "England's Most Eccentric Dresser"…

Ken Loach

Kenneth Loach is a film director, screenwriter, film producer and author. His socially critical directing style and socialist ideals…

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone is a film director, producer, and writer. Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as…

Chrissie Hynde

ChristineHynde is a singer, songwriter, musician. She is a founding member and the guitarist, lead vocalist, and primary songwriter…

Murray Lachlan Young

Murray Lachlan Young  is a poet, stand-up performer, broadcaster, playwright, screenwriter and children's author.   murraylachlanyoung.co.uk BBC Radio 4, Poetry…

Banksy

During his tour in New York (Day 9) Banksy unveiled one of his most politically charged installations to date –…

Suzie Gilbert

Suzie Gilbert

Suzanne Gilbert is a filmmaker and actress. She is known for being co-producer on various Oliver Stone movies. Suzie…

Daniela Tomé

Daniela Tomé is an art activist known for her political paintings. Daniela Tomé, art activist is also known for…

Lowkey

Lowkey (Kareem Dennis ), is a rapper and activist from London. He is well known for through a series…

Limbo Mask

Jorge Torres A.K.A Limbo Mask is a graphic designer, illustrator and artist from Mexico. Limbo Mask makes illustration with the collage…

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel is an Argentine activist, community organizer, painter, writer and sculptor. After training as an architect and…

Nadine Asmar 

Nadine Asmar  is a Lebanese director and screenwriter. She got her Bachelor's degree in Cinema and TV (Audiovisual) from…

Gianluca Costantini

Gianluca Costantini is an activist and artist who for years fought his battles through the drawing. Censored on the…

Manu Chao

The brilliant Manu Chao dedicates his song Words Of Truth to Julian Assange and and asks for his freedom.

Tayo Aluko

Tayo Aluko is an actor, singer and playwright, based in Liverpool, UK, where he worked previously as an architect.