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Artists at Risk (AR) supports IRDORATH, Belarusian band arrested for performances at pro-democracy protests

The fantasy-folk band IRDORATH were among the 16 people brutally detained by unmarked soldiers with machine guns at a cottage near Minsk on August 2nd during a birthday party for the band’s frontwoman, Nadezha Kalach. The Belarusian Council for Culture … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) Calls Upon International Community to Ensure Safety of Afghan Artists and Human Rights Defenders

Foreign powers must urgently resettle vulnerable Afghans at risk of reprisals and repression at the hands of the Taliban. Gravely concerned by Afghanistan’s collapse in the face of the Taliban offensive and the hasty evacuation of Kabul by America and … Continue reading

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PRESS: Lukašenkan terrori yltää myös Suomeen by Helsingin Sanomat

SOURCE: Helsingin Sanomat Matilda Jokinen 7.8.2021 PRESS TEXT Lukašenkan terrori yltää myös Suomeen – Helsinkiin poliittista vainoa paennut käsi­kirjoittaja ilmoitti supolle tappo­uhkauksista Ennen vaino jäi Valko-Venäjän rajojen sisälle, mutta nyt Lukašenka yrittää hiljentää myös maasta poistuneet toisinajattelijat. Tämä on näkynyt … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Andrei Kureichik Receiving Direct Death Threats from Agents of Lukashenko Regime

Artists at Risk (AR) calls for heightened protection of all Belarusian dissidents Direct death threats have been received over the past days by Andrei Kureichik, the prominent Belarusian filmmaker, playwright and member of the Coordinating Council of Belarus (CCB) – … Continue reading

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Welcoming Aws Al-Zubaïdy as an AR-Resident in Tunis!

Aws Al-Zubaïdy (1993) is a Palestinian actor and director currently based in Tunis, Tunisia. A graduate in theatre from the Drama Academy Ramallah in Palestine and Folkwang University for the Arts in Essen, Germany, Al-Zubaïdy also learned acting art at … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Collen Kajokoto records poignant video on freedom of artistic expression

Zimbabwean protest poet and recent Artists at Risk (AR)-Resident Collen Kajokoto has recorded a poignant video speaking to the importance of artistic freedom and defending free speech, which AR is sharing in full for the first time today. Excerpts of … Continue reading

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Welcoming Andrei Kureichik as the 2021 Artists at Risk (AR)-ICORN Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki!

BREAKING NEWS: AR-Resident Andrei Kureichik Receiving Direct Death Threats from Agents of Lukashenko Regime Artists at Risk (AR) is very pleased to welcome Andrei Kureichik as the 2021 AR-ICORN Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki. Andrei Kureichik is an internationally performed … Continue reading

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Grammo Suspect – Rainbow Ambassador Kenya LIVE at the 2021 Helsinki Pride Week Opening Gala!

Watch Artists at Risk (AR)’s very own Grammo Suspect – Rainbow Ambassador Kenya  rock the stage at the 2021 Helsinki Pride Week Opening Gala with tracks like “Out of The Closet” and “Kuchu Party”! Video courtesy of the Helsinki Pride … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR)-Peer Artist Nicole Willis

Nicole Willis, BFA, is a singer, songwriter and visual artist from New York City, living and working in Helsinki. She is best known for her twelve-year partnership with the music group, The Soul Investigators. She has also worked with a … Continue reading

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Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo rejoins Artists at Risk (AR) in Ghana

Artists at Risk (AR) is very pleased to announce the arrival of Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo at the newly-established AR-Residency in Accra, Ghana. AR-Accra is being established out of the urgent need to relocate Moyo out of Zimbabwe and his interest … Continue reading

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