Ambushed: See What Happens When Activists Crash the BP Portrait Awards
Classify this one under 'only a matter of time.' Not that BP needs help in exacerbating its PR nightmare, but look for BP's sponsorships to offer a venue of choice to protestors for quite some time. In the U.S., according to IEG that represents a $15-20 million sitting duck for activists to feast on. In the example below, alternative media publication, Don't Panic, crashed the BP Portrait Awards at the National Portrait Gallery in London to in their own words "serve some Krude de Gulf and to cast a critical eye across the oil on canvas."