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Press: Artist Persecution and Protection in “Gagosian Quarterly”

The Gagosian Quarterly’s excellent interview with AR on its online site is followed by a remarkable historical piece on “Artist Persecution and Protection” in its print edition, also by Gillian Jakob. Ranging from the trial of Socrates via Josephine Baker and … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) part of call to stop the execution of Yahaya Aminu Sharif

Yahaya Aminu Sharif, a 22-year-old musician, has been sentenced to death by a Sharia court in the Northern Nigerian state of Kano for using derogatory expressions against the Prophet Mohammed in one of his songs. Artists at Risk joins Freemuse, … Continue reading

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Open Letter: European Democracy Action Plan

September 14, 2020 This open letter is being submitted in response to the public consultation launched by the European Commission on the European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP). We, the undersigned, welcome the initiative to develop a European Democracy Action Plan … Continue reading

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Hietsun Paviljonki welcomes Artists at Risk (AR)

The new AR Studio, Event and Workshop space for AR-Residents on Hietaranta Beach in Helsinki. Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to be joining the community at Hietsun Paviljonki in Helsinki, with the use of a studio and a workshop … Continue reading

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Welcoming AR-Resident Razan Rahama

Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to welcome Sudanese filmmaker Razan Rahama as the first AR-Resident at AR-Kraków. The residency, which will take place remotely, is hosted in cooperation with Nośna Foundation, a non-profit art gallery and independent art space in Kraków, … Continue reading

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AR-Kraków at Nośna Foundation

Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to welcome Nośna Foundation, a non-profit art gallery and independent art space in Kraków, Poland, to the network of AR-Safe Haven Residencies. The residency is co-financed by the City of Kraków. As part of the … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) launches new “Peer Artists” programme

As part of the regular updates and refinements of its programmes, AR is introducing a new Peer Artist scheme at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki.  The idea is to pair AR-Residents with artists, who are their peers in the local scene. Aside … Continue reading

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Lapinlahti welcomes Artists at Risk (AR) / Perpetuum Mobile (PM)

The new PM / AR Commons Space, Studio and Office in Lapinlahti We are more than glad that over the past period members of Lapinlahden Lähde have kindly welcomed Artists at Risk (AR) as part of the Lapinlahti community. After … Continue reading

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Lil Baliil releases new track Corona to protect African community

  2 June 2020 Afro-Pop musician and AR-Resident Lil Baliil has recorded a new song, Corona, to encourage Somalis and fellow Africans to reduce the risk of contracting Covid-19. Alarmed by reports that the Somali community has been hit disproportionately … Continue reading

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Welcoming Artists at Risk (AR) Resident Ibrahim Jawabreh

Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to welcome Palestinian artist Ibrahim Jawabreh as an AR-Resident. This short-term residency is funded by the AR Covid-19 Emergency Fund, created to support artists at risk who face threats to their freedom or safety … Continue reading

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