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Art Not Oil coalition calls on National Portrait Gallery to break sponsorship ties with oil company responsible for climate change.
Earlier this afternoon 25 performers scattered throughout the National Portrait Gallery simultaneously
On 20th May 2014, just before a BP-sponsored performance of the Royal Opera House's La Traviata was screened, we performed this 'flash dance' against BP sponsorship.
YES! to opera, but BOOO! to BP
'FLASH DANCE' PROTEST AGAINST BP AT TRAFALGAR SQUARE OPERA SCREENING
'There is a fire in me
Burns all night and day
Flares at injustice
Leaps at oppression
Glows warmly in beauty'
Shell has sponsored a classical season at the Southbank Centre (SBC) for 2
years, and until recently this deal looked set to continue into the
future. Then in January this year