Jonas Staal is an artist and the founder of the artistic and political organization New World Summit and the New Unions campaign. His work includes interventions in public space, exhibitions, theatre plays, publications and lectures, focusing on the relationship between art, democracy and propaganda. His projects have been exhibited widely. Recent books by Staal include ‘Nosso Lar, Brasília’ (Jap Sam Books, 2014) and ‘Stateless Democracy’ (BAK, 2015). The artist is a regular contributor to e-flux journal and a researcher at the PhD Arts programme on Propaganda Art in the 21st Century, at the University of Leiden.
Jonas Staal and Rob Schröder talk about art and activism on 1 November 2017.