Check out this interview with Yes Men collaborator Mike Bonanno.
What do you think of the intersection of art and activism? Art as culture jamming? This has certainly been an important strain of contemporary art practice since the 1990s. The Yes Men and Damien Hirst create a stark comparison in terms of their attitudes toward the art market, the role and potential of art, and the social responsibility of the artist. And yet, do any of the Yes Men's actions lead to concrete change, or even increased awareness of corporations' devaluation of human life? How are the Yes Men different from Stephen Colbert?