Luleåbiennalen 2018

Images of Sleep Protests with Excerpts from Olga Neuwirth's “No More”, 2009
Ruth Noack


Anganwadi workers, mostly women, protesting for better pay in Bengaluru, 2017

Sleep-in protest by around seventy African-American sharecroppers, tenant farmers and seasonal workers at Greenville MS Airforce building, Mississippi Delta, demanding land, food, crops and shelter, 1966

Striking teachers and students occupy a school in Munich, 1980s (Photo Klaus Bischoff)

Bersih 4.0 Rally against corruption and demanding Malaysian prime minister to step down, 2015

Mass Sleep for the gender responsive Constitution, Nepal, 2015

Disability-rights protest and occupation of federal building in San Francisco, 1977
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Street protest with sleep-in against anti-democratic electoral reform, Hong Kong, 2014

More striking teachers and students sleep in school in Munich, 1980s
(photo Klaus Bischoff)

National Railways of Zimbabwe workers stage sleep-in protest against unpaid wages, 2015

Workers protest for higher wages at a sleep-in at Reagan Airport, 2016
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More Anganwadi workers, Bengaluru, 2017

Two workers sleeping in factory during a strike in Paris, 1936
(photo Robert Capa, ICP)

‘Sleep is a Human Right’ Homeless Protest Camp at City Hall, Portland, 2012

Student protest against education bill in Myanmar, 2015