UK exhibition celebrates tools of protest

Disobedient Objects at Victoria and Albert Museum highlights the blurred lines between art and politics.

    Trappings of worldwide protests or social movements have gone on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

    Items related to the Syrian war, Hong Kong protests, US police violence and many more are featured at the Disobedient Objects exhibition, which aims to celebrate the blurred lines between art and politics.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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