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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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Schedule: Grammo Suspect – Rainbow Ambassador Kenya

Artists at Risk (AR) and its partners have been delighted and amazed by the incredible creative activity of our first resident at  AR-Catalonia, Grace Munene, aka Grammo Suspect – Rainbow Ambassador Kenya. The “Rainbow Ambassador Kenya” has hit the ground … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Smart Owie: Nigerian Sculptor

  Smart Owie was born in Benin, Nigeria, a city renowned for its sculptural background, particularly in the fields of casting. Owie himself was fortunate to come from a family of wood carvers and he learned the skill from an … Continue reading

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Welcoming Smart Owie from Nigeria to AR-Residency

We are happy to welcome Smart Owie, renowned Nigerian artist and sculptor, who became an AR-Resident in January 2019. He is currently in safety at an undisclosed AR-Safe Haven Residency in Africa. Owie was forced to leave Nigeria after a … Continue reading

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