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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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AR-Safe Haven Helsinki Resident Aleksey Yudnikov

Aleksey Yudnikov (1973, Kyiv) is a Ukranian-born theatre and film actor, director and screenwriter, currently living in exile in Helsinki. Yudnikov graduated from the Russian Academy of Theater Arts (RATI-GITIS) in Moscow. Over the course of his professional career, he … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 17. David Wengrow

David Wengrow is Professor of Comparative Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London (UCL) and has been a visiting professor at New York University, the University of Auckland, and the University of Freiburg. He is co-author of the New … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Maria “Masha” Alekhina jailed, days before giving keynote at “Institutions and Resistance – Alliances for Art at Risk” 

Last night, Maria Alekhina was apprehended by Russian authorities and brought to a Moscow police department under orders of “administrative detention” on unknown charges. Masha was designated an AR-Resident Prisoner by Artists at Risk (AR) in December 2021, and this … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 16. Deeyah Khan

Documentary director and producer Deeyah Khan has won two Emmys, a BAFTA, an RTS and two Peabody Awards in just under a decade of making empathetic and unflinching films which deal with some of the most important and polarising issues … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 15. Elisabet Goula

Elisabet Goula Sardà is head of the Debates Programme at Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona. She has been the coordinator of this programme since 2002 and has taken on different responsibilities, from the conceptualisation and organisation of multiple local … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 14. Barnabás Bencsik

Curator, art historian, gallerist Barnabás Bencsik, born in 1964, lives and works in Budapest. From 1990 to 1999 he ran the Studio Gallery Budapest, the exhibition venue of the Studio of Young Artists Association. He worked as the head of … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 2. Andrei Kureichik

Andrei Kureichik (1980) is a prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, director and publicist from Minsk, Belarus, currently living in exile. He has written and/or directed 27 feature films, as well as over 20 plays that have been staged in 37 countries worldwide. Kureichik … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Maksim Shved

Maksim Shved is a filmmaker, photographer and journalist from Belarus. Born in the capital, Minsk in 1979, Maksim graduated from the Belorussian State University’s department of Law and Politics in 2002. He started film studies in 2013 at St Petersburg … Continue reading

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Russian “Memorial” and Masha Alekhina – AR stands in Solidarity

Artists at Risk (AR) is deeply concerned about the Russian authorities’ draconian moves to shut down two of the country’s most important human rights organisations: International Memorial (Международный Мемориал ) and the Memorial Human Rights Centre (Правозащитный Центр “Мемориал”) The … Continue reading

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