Social and politically conscious artwork

Source: Dees Illustrations from http://www.deesillustration.com/

The ‘internet revolution’ has brought along endless amounts of content and ‘new media’ channels, this allows alternative viewpoints to be heard by a mass audience.

A growing category is socially and politically conscious artwork which is seen on a much larger scale online than traditional media. User generated content generally dominates this sector.

“It is important that we have people question and criticise our system and reality in which we live” says an interviewee, however those that do are often seen as unpatriotic and shunned upon.

Here are some more examples of artists expressing themselves:
http://www.socialpoliticalart.com/

http://www.deesillustration.com/

http://consciousart.de/toplevel/manifesto.php

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