Victoria and Albert Museum

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26 July 2014 – 1 February 2015: From Suffragette teapots to protest robots, this exhibition is the first to examine the powerful role of objects in movements for social change. It demonstrates how political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design.

About the Exhibition
About the Exhibition

Disobedient Objects focusses on the period from the late 1970s to the present, a time that has brought new technologies and political challenges. On display are arts of reb…

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Visitor Information
Visitor Information

Visitor information for the Disobedient Objects exhibition

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How-To Guides
How-To Guides

Downloadable how-to guides for making your own version of some of the disobedient objects found in the exhibition.

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Disobedient Objects at the V&A Shop
Disobedient Objects at the V&A Shop

A range of products to accompany the exhibition including the Disobedient Objects exhibition catalogue.

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Blog: Disobedient Objects
Blog: Disobedient Objects

This blog will chart the process of mounting the exhibition with contributions from curators, conservators, technicians and some of the people who are lending their objects…

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Ceramic Intervention on the V&A Façade
Ceramic Intervention on the V&A Façade

The intervention on the steps and façade of the Museum was made in response to the exhibition Disobedient Objects.

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Friday Late: Making Trouble and Influencing People
Friday Late: Making Trouble and Influencing People…

Join us for the night to explore the arts of rebellion and strategies for change.

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Events
Events

Details of talks, workshops and lectures taking place around the exhibition Disobedient Objects

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Supported by Cockayne – Grants for the Arts, a donor-advised fund of The London Community Foundation

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