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Andrei Kureichik’s works premiere on YLE and at National Theatre

YLE and the National Theatre present works by Artists at Risk (AR)-Resident Andrei Kureichik on political terrorism in Belarus The Finnish National Theatre and Finnish public radio station, YLE Radio 1 will be showcasing “Voices of New Belarus” and “Insulted. … Continue reading

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Support Art.490; A Film for Freedom

MANIFESTO The lyrics and music of Pablo Hasel, Valtònyc and Elgio have not only been condemned by an unjust and vindictive Spanish judicial system, but have also made them victims of media fabrication, depicting these artists as criminals and enemies … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Roma Durov

Roma Durov, otherwise known as 9cyka, is a visual artist. Durov works closely with Pussy Riot, having designed clothes for and produced paintings with the group. In 2021, Durov was caught up in the wider, ongoing crackdown against the punk-feminist … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Veronika (Nika) Nikulshina

Veronika “Nika” Nikulshina is a multidisciplinary artist and human rights defender from Russia. She is known for her work as a performance artist and as a prominent member of Pussy Riot. Her work with the punk feminist group has made … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Anna (Anya) Kuzminykh

Anna (Anya) Kuzminykh is a screenwriter and film director from Russia, known for her work as a human rights defender and member of Pussy Riot. A graduate of the renowned Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) with several awards to her … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Alexander (Sasha) Sofeev

Alexander (Sasha) Sofeev is a Russian artist, activist and member of Pussy Riot since 2012. His art and activism are centered on themes of protest,police brutality, political prisoners, LGBTQ rights and feminism in the Russian Federation. As a prominent member … Continue reading

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Georgia joins AR-Network with AR-Tbilisi at Untitled Gallery

We are very pleased to announce that Untitled Gallery Tbilisi (Georgia) has joined the Artists at Risk (AR)-Network as the host institution of AR-Tbilisi! Untitled Gallery is an art space established in early 2019 by Giorgi Rodionov in Tbilisi. Georgia. … Continue reading

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Meet the new members of the AR-Safe Haven Helsinki team!

It has been a joyful time at Artists at Risk (AR) in Finland, where we have welcomed two new members of our AR-Safe Haven Helsinki team over the summer: Annu Kemppainen and Ha Nguyen!  AR has had an intense summer … Continue reading

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Grammo Suspect launches new album: SEXY

Artists at Risk (AR) extends our congratulations to AR-Resident Grammo Suspect – Rainbow Ambassador Kenya on the release of her third album, SEXY. The album features 10 tracks on the topic of love and romance. This album was inspired by … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot member Maria (Masha) Alyokhina sentenced by Moscow district court

MOSCOW. Today Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, a key figure in the world-renowned feminist protest art collective Pussy Riot and a member of Artists at Risk (AR)’s International Advisory Board was sentenced to one year of “restricted freedom” by the Moscow district … Continue reading

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