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EVENT: Dark Reflections, outdoor dance by AR-Resident Angela Aldebs

The first two weeks of November are a dark time in Finland, in the literal sense. Arriving from much brighter climes Angela Aldebs, AR-Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki, has developed a new outdoor dance performance entitled “Dark Reflections” in Kokkola, … Continue reading

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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 Jakab. Ranging from the trial of Socrates via Josephine Baker and … Continue reading

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PRESS: “Dreaming of a golden age in Syria”, AR-SHH Resident Angela Aldebs talks to Voima

Interview by: Ilona Iia Simes, Voima, 12th October 2020 (online and in print).  Still “dreaming of the golden age in Syria”, AR-Safe Haven Helsinki Resident Angela Aldebs talks to Ilona Iia Simes at Voima about dance, revolution and life in … 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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PRESS: Vasemmiston olisi reagoitava voimakkaammin islamismiin, vaatii Suomeen muuttanut pilapiirtäjä, Kianoush Ramezani by Voima

SOURCE: Voima Ilona Iida Simes 04.09.2020   PRESS TEXT: Vasemmiston olisi reagoitava voimakkaammin islamismiin, vaatii Suomeen muuttanut pilapiirtäjä, Kianoush Ramezani Maailmankuulu poliittinen pilapiirtäjä, iranilaissyntyinen Kianoush Ramezani varoittaa Eurooppaa demokratian murenemisesta ja ihmisoikeuksien polkemisesta. Ikuinen kuningas. Sitä tarkoittaa Kianoush-etunimi muinaisen persian … 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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