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The Yes Men

The Yes Men

Directed by Dan Olman, Sarah Price, and Chris Smith, The Yes Men, a feature documentary, follows “Yes Men” Andy and Mike from their beginnings with to their parody of the World Trade Organization’s website. When someone mistakes the site for the real thing, the pranksters are sent speaking invitations to address a convening of the real WTO. Mike and Andy play along with the ruse and soon find themselves attending important functions as WTO representatives. Delighted to speak for the organization they oppose, Andy and Mike don thrift-store suits and set out to shock their unwitting audiences with darkly comic satires on global free trade. To their surprise, their audiences don’t notice the joke and in fact seem to agree with every terrible idea the two suggest. Exhausted by their failed attempts to shock, Mike and Andy take a whole new approach for one final lecture.

Project Updates

  • 2004: The Yes Men is released by United Artists

  • Artists

    The Yes Men

    The Yes Men have been called “the Jonathan Swift of the Jackass generation” by author Naomi Klein. They infiltrate the world of big business and smug…


    Jacques Servin

    Servin is an internationally known media artist and co-founder and co-director of the Yes Men and the Yes Lab. He is currently Visiting Professor at …


    Igor Vamos

    Vamos is an internationally known media artist and co-founder of the Yes Men and the Yes Lab. He is Associate Professor of Art and Technology at Rens…


  • Events

    Nov 18 – Nov 20, 2014
    Laura Poitras and The Yes Men in the DOC NYC Festival in New York

    Oct 07 – Oct 07, 2009
    Creative Capital hosts the opening night of The Yes Men Fix the World

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  • Project News

    April 15, 2015
    Project Premiere: Emily Johnson's SHORE in Lenapehoking (New York City)

    April 7, 2015
    Project Premiere: Kerry Tribe Solo Exhibition "The Loste Note" at 356 Mission in Los Angeles

    March 19, 2015
    Project Premiere: Carlos Motta Launches Web-Based Project "Gender Talents"

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