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SAFE HAVEN Panel at EU Parliament Conference on Asylum and Migration

UPDATE. DOCUMENTATION OF THE CONFERENCE and photos at the bottom, here: http://www.europarl.de/de/aktuell_presse/veranstaltungen/epdebatte/fluchtlingskonferenz.html As the next phase in its SAFE HAVENS for ARTISTS AT RISK platform (www.ArtistsatRisk.org), PM-Perpetuum Mobile is taking the first steps towards establishing a SAFE HAVEN – BERLIN. … Continue reading

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Nadezhda Tolikonnikova (Pussy Riot) and Artists at Risk (AR)

Nadezhda Tolikonnikova, one of the leading figures of the (in)famous group, Pussy Riot, has been a part of several Perpetuum Mobile (PM) projects. Related: AR-Safe Haven Panel at EU Parliamentary Conference, Berlin The Square Newspaper of TSQ2 of the RE-ALIGNED … Continue reading

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MOBILE TALK by Poka-Yio Co-Director of the Athens Biennale at Frame Visual Art Finland

POKA-YIO, artist, curator and co-founding director of the Athens Biennale   MOBILE TALK / Frame – Visual Art Finland A part of the guest curator programme of FRAME On invitation of PM (Perpetuum Mobile) for the MOBILE TALKS series 8 … Continue reading

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Jowan Safadi, Palestinian musician extraordinaire, AR-Resident at Safe Haven Helsinki

Check out Jowan Safadi’s explosive material, here for example: http://mondoweiss.net/2015/08/radical-talent-safadis/ BIO / BACKGROUND Jowan Safadi started his career as a singer, songwriter and frontman of “Lenses”, a project that he collaborated on with Israeli musicians, and which was active until … Continue reading

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Helsinki – the First Safe Haven City in Finland? Symposium in Ateneum-Hall on the 3rd of November

The Safe Haven Helsinki? Symposium is a forum to address the growing importance of Safe Havens, that is, residencies for art professionals at high risk. In the context of an increasing number of serious conflicts and crises afflicting the world, … Continue reading

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Hospitality, creativity, solidarity: Mobile Talk by Helge Lunde director of ICORN

PM MOBILE TALK at the School of the Displaced The School of Kyiv – Kyiv Biennale 2015 Lecture by Helge Lunde director of ICORN, the International Cities of Refuge Network at October 10, 19:00, Visual Culture Research Center, 44 Hlybochytska … Continue reading

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The School of the Displaced at the Kyiv Biennial

As a tragic site of conflict in Europe today, one of the main emphases of The School of the Displaced at the School of Kyiv – Kyiv Biennial 2015 will be the current situation in Ukraine. Kiev in particular faces … Continue reading

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Ramy Essam at World Village Festival

http://www.maailmakylassa.fi/english/programme/15443 Egyptian singer-songwriter Ramy Essam became internationally known through the events of Tahrir Square in 2011, when his song Irhal became the anthem of the Egyptian uprising. Essam has made music since age 17, and in 2009 he formed his … Continue reading

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Between Revolution and War: Art and Society in Contemporary Ukraine

Last year Ukraine saw protests, revolution, and a counter-revolution from abroad. This presentation focuses on the European essence of the peoples’ uprising called Maidan, the functioning of public institutions in the revolutionary situation, under conditions of war and occupation, as … Continue reading

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Memories of Dead Cities / Syria – Exhibition by Issa Touma

The Exhibition Memories of Dead Cities / Syria Takes us to Streets of Aleppo Before and in Midst of a War Zone. Opening on Friday, 21 November, 6–8 pm at TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere. Issa Touma from Aleppo, Syria, seizes the … Continue reading

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