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AR-Moosdorf Korrektiv e.V. Resident Zia Forogh

Zia Forogh (1984) is a singer, musician, visual artist, gallery owner, art teacher and activist from Afghanistan. He is currently an Artists at Risk (AR)-Resident at Moosdorf Korrektiv e.V. in Berlin, Germany. Forogh graduated with a bachelor’s degree in painting … Continue reading

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AR-Moosdorf Korrektiv Resident Mirwais Rekab

Mirwais Rekab (1970) is a film director and cameraman from Kabul, Afghanistan, and he is currently an Artists at Risk (AR)-Resident at Moosdorf Korrektiv e.V. in Berlin, Germany. Rekab has worked on numerous film, television and music video projects. His … Continue reading

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(AR)-Centre National de la Danse (CND) Paris Resident Mozhda Amiri, aka Helen

Mozhda Amiri, aka Helen, (b. 2001) is an Afghan dancer who is currently an Artists at Risk (AR)-Centre National de la Danse (CND) Paris Resident in Paris, France. Helen graduated from the Department of Dramatic Arts at Kabul University in … Continue reading

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(AR)-Centre National de la Danse (CND) Paris Resident Zahra Mohammadi

Zahra Mohammadi (b. 2000) is an Afghan dancer who is currently an Artists at Risk (AR)-Centre National de la Danse (CND) Paris Resident in Paris, France. In 2019, Mohammadi founded the Sama dance troupe called Shohood-e-Arefan in Kabul, Afghanistan, together … Continue reading

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(AR)-Centre National de la Danse (CND) Paris Resident Fareba Qasimi

Fareba Qasimi (b. 2000) is an Afghan dancer and painter who is currently an Artists at Risk (AR)-Centre National de la Danse (CND) Paris Resident in Paris, France. In 2016, Fareba Qasimi joined a group called Peace Warriors Crew with … Continue reading

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AR-Juotsa at TUO TUO Resident Ilya Dolgov

Ilya Dolgov (1984) is a Russian artist, indoor gardener and UI/UX designer previously based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He is currently an AR-Resident at AR-TUO TUO in Joutsa, Finland, after escaping Russia following the Russian government’s crackdown on dissidents who … Continue reading

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AR-Juotsa at TUO TUO Resident Lisa Biletska

Lisa Biletska (1991) is a Ukrainian-American artist, writer, and educator previously based in Kyiv Ukraine who is currently an AR-Resident at AR-TUO TUO in Joutsa, Finland. Biletska graduated in 2013 from Rice University, Texas, with a Bachelor of Arts dual … Continue reading

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AR-Safe Haven Helsinki Resident Dr. Danson Sylvester Kahyana

Dr. Danson Sylvester Kahyana (1976) is a Ugandan poet, scholar and author of children’s literature, as well as a board member of PEN International and outgoing President of PEN Uganda. Kahyana is currently an AR-Resident in Helsinki, after fleeing to … Continue reading

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AR-Saastamoinen Grant Recipient at Saastamoinen Foundation Anastasiia Pustovarova

Anastasiia Pustovarova (b. 1990) is a Ukrainian visual artist and illustrator, currently living in Helsinki, Finland. She was born and raised in Cherkasy, the cultural center of Cherkasy Oblast and Central Economical Region of Ukraine. In 2017, she graduated from … Continue reading

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AR-Safe Haven Helsinki Resident Marina Kramarenko

Marina Kramarenko is a Ukrainian jazz musician, composer, pianist, piano teacher and accompanist currently an AR-Resident in Helsinki.  Kramarenko graduated from the R. Glier Kyiv Institute of Music in 1999 with a specialization in Jazz and Piano. She also received … Continue reading

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