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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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#RiskandRebellion Participants

Follow the links below to find out more about each #RiskandRebellion participant! 1. Steven Forti (board member of Club Tenco, Trento/Barcelona) 2. Grammo Suspect – Rainbow Ambassador Kenya (LGBTQ+ rapper, poet) 3. Angela Aldebs (dancer, performance artist, Helsinki/Damascus) 4. Carminda Mac Lorin (founder … Continue reading

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Masha Alekhina & Yulia Tsvetkova on International Women’s Day 2021

Subscribe to our newletter On the occasion of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, Artists at Risk (AR) is celebrating two prominent Russian artists, feminist activists and political dissidents, Yulia Tsvetkova and Maria (Masha) Alekhina. Alongside many friends, … Continue reading

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PRESS: REPRESSIÓ Marita Muukkonen i Ivor Stodolsky, codirectores d’Artistes en Risc “Els creadors han de poder presentar obres controvertides sense que els tribunals els amenacin”, in Directa

Source: Directa.cat ENGLISH interview questions Please also use your favourite auto-translate tool to also read original text as published in Catalan below, which includes the story of Lisa Fittko’s work in the Resistance Movement against Nazism in the Second World … Continue reading

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#RISKANDREBELLION PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PROGRAMME! Click here to find information about each participant. Watch the full 7-hour #RiskandRebellion Symposium and Concert on YouTube! The #RiskandRebellion programme is out. Check it for details of each CHAPTER, participant and/or musical, activist or … Continue reading

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#RiskandRebellion. Live-Stream Symposium January 24th, 2pm CET.

A mondial symposium dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution; the 20th anniversary of the World Social Forum (WSF); and the kick-off of Artists at Risk (AR) – A European Network of Safe Havens  (AR-ENSH). LIVESTREAM: YouTube:  http://bit.ly/RandRliveYoutube PARTICIPANTS … Continue reading

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#RiskandRebellion – Conceptual Background

January 24th and 25th, 2021 #RiskandRebellion livestream: YouTube: http://bit.ly/RandRliveYoutube PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED! PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED! Full participants list: click here.  A mondial symposium and kick-off of Artists at Risk (AR) – A European Network of Safe Havens  (AR-ENSH) Art. Dissident Political Movements.  Activism. … 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. Perpetuum … Continue reading

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Grammo Suspect launches new album: Embrace Diversity

17 May, 2020 On occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 🌈 #IDAHOT #LGBTQ #IDAHOBIT2020, Artists at Risk (AR) sends our Huge congratulations to Grammo Suspect on the release of Embrace Diversity, her album campaigning for justice … Continue reading

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Kenyan LGBTQI musician Grammo Suspect receives emergency Covid-19 funding

5 May 2020 Grammo Suspect, a Kenyan LGBTQI rapper, activist and spoken word musician, is one of the first artists to receive an emergency grant from Artists at Risk (AR). The AR Covid-19 Emergency Fund was created to support artists … Continue reading

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