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Voices of Dissent-Art and Politics - Artist Interview

Insights of an Eco Artist is seeking artists who create work with political themes for the second round of interview, "Voices of Dissent - Art and Politics." We are interested in featuring artists who use their work as a platform for social and political commentary and who are committed to promoting change through art.

The artists are interviewed by the founder,  artist and curator Joana Alarcão to highlight their artistic career and explore how artistic interventions play a crucial role in shaping public opinion and advancing political causes.If you are an artist who creates work that addresses political issues, we would love to hear from you.Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis and interviews will be published on our website and promoted through our social media channels.We look forward to hearing from you and featuring your important work in our upcoming series.


  • Submissions are open to artists working in all mediums and styles, as long as their work engages with political themes. 

  • We welcome submissions from emerging and established artists of all backgrounds.

  • Artists from all countries are welcome to submit.

  • Artists interviewed previously can submit new works.



  • FREE Submission for applicants.


  • A personal interview will be sent to the artist, including 10 questions.

  • Selected artworks will be featured alongside the interview.

  • Interviews will be published permanently on our platform.

  • The interviews are digital, they are not published in the print magazine. 


  • Artists can submit one or many works. Email us your bio, portfolio and artists statement.

  • Please email your material to with the Subject: “Voices of Dissent” at any time.

  • All applications need to be in English.

  • Contact details and supporting information must be provided through the same application. Only one application is permitted.


Only selected artists will be notified of results via email.

Good Luck!

Insights of an Eco Artist Team 

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Disruptive Narratives: An Unconventional Odyssey with Dolly Sen

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Championing Environmental Advocacy Through Art: An Interview with Phil Barton

In the realm of Eco Art, Phil Barton stands as a dedicated practitioner, weaving a profound commitment to the natural and built environment into his creative endeavors. With a lifelong dedication to fostering collaboration across diverse communities and organizations, Phil Barton employs a hands-on approach to environmental issues, urging practical actions to address the pressing challenges faced by our planet.
This interview delves into Barton's unique approach, examining the intersection of art, science, and activism, and the pivotal role it plays in raising awareness and inspiring positive change.

Working-Class Activism: An Interview with Helen Carr

Meet an artist whose work transcends boundaries and defies convention. Hailing from Lambeth, South London, and with roots in the North of England, she weaves a captivating narrative of social class, history, and activism into her art. Drawing inspiration from her family's strong tradition of political engagement, she explores themes as diverse as folk art, industry, and trade unions. Her unique creations feature a blend of materials and symbols, breathing new life into everyday objects. Join us as we delve into the world of this working-class artist whose work is a testament to the enduring power of art in addressing societal issues.

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