Sarah Keenan

Sarah Keenan is Lecturer in Law at SOAS, University of London
Art as Disobedience: Liberate Tate’s Gift to the Nation

Art as Disobedience: Liberate Tate’s Gift to the Nation

This weekend was an eventful one for the Tate Modern.  Late Saturday morning, pursuant to section 7 of the Museums and Galleries Act 1992, art collective Liberate Tate presented the gallery with an unexpected ‘gift to the nation’.  That gift was a 1.5 tonne, 16.5...

This boat was stopped

This boat was stopped

At least 28 Iranian and Iraqi asylum-seekers drowned yesterday within sight of the Australian territory they were aiming for. The media keeps emphasizing that there were "women and children" on board. If they were all men, would we not need to feel bad about it? is...

Massey v Harvey: The Punch-up that Didn’t Happen

Massey v Harvey: The Punch-up that Didn’t Happen

Early in opening discussion at the 'Spatial Justice' workshop, Massey said that those who had come for a punch-up were going to be disappointed, and she was right. While I wasn't blood-thirsty for a Massey Harvey heavy-weight match, along with many others I was...