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Menelas Siafakas – Poet. Pornographer. Existential Detective.
by Alex King

Menelas Siafakas has the best business card I have ever seen. It’s a photograph of a man standing in front of a sofa, wearing nothing but a black balaclava and seat-less boxer shorts (which expose his bare bum cheeks). He’s looking over his naked shoulder at the camera and brandishing an AK-47 assault rifle, while […]

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Dan Glass – Queer Liberation in the Heart of London
by Camille Barton

“Remember, we are the key to our freedom” Dan Glass embodies intersectional politics. He has a visionary, community based approach that weaves connections between various groups that are marginalised in society. Dan is a sex positive, queer, healthcare & human rights, award winning activist, performer and writer based in London. His work spans from climate […]

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Some Friendly Advice for Guerrilla Grant Applicants
by Romy Krämer

We get requests for funding on a daily basis from many different corners of Europe. First of all, this is great news because word has clearly spread about the Guerrilla Foundation since we started three years ago. Naturally, some of these requests are more aligned with what we fund than others. That’s alright. We want […]

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#GoWiththeFlaw 3 – Money is Timed
by Ivan March

Go With the Flaw is an initiative we started last year to proudly state that ‘it’s perfectly okay to screw up, just try to learn from it’ both to our grantees and fellow funders. You can read a bit more about our reasoning around failure here. Like most (probably all) grantmaking institutions, we too have an application […]

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Fearless Cities More Than a One-hit Wonder
by Romy Krämer

*This piece was first published for the ‘Cities of Change‘ initiative within the EDGE Funders Alliance In June 2017 over 700 activists, councillors, mayors and other folks involved in New Municipalism got together in Barcelona for the first international Fearless Cities Summit. An earlier account of the gathering tried to capture the enthusiastic spirit that accompanied […]

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The Radicals
by Ivan March

‘Rearticulating Distorted Narratives‘ is one of the Guerrilla Foundation’s key strategic tennets in addition to our grantmaking. Even though we do influence social narratives via the work of our grantees, by endorsing practices such as new municipalism, antiextractivism or workers cooperatives, actively moulding societal narratives is a crucial component of our mission. The Radicals is […]

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