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Welcoming Rémi Sarmini to AR-Tunis

A warm welcome to Rémi Sarmini as an Artists at Risk (AR) Resident at AR-Tunis! Rémi Sarmini is a Syrian theatre director, actor, educator and founder of the theatre collective Tajroubeh Troupe. He is currently based in Tunis where he … Continue reading

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Open letter: human rights and culture groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal

8 May 2020 We, the undersigned, call for the immediate release of Mustafa Gamal from prison in Egypt. His imprisonment in pre-trial detention is an egregious instance of the Egyptian government’s continuing crackdown on freedom of expression, in violation of … Continue reading

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IA Resident – Ali Saad

Related: Welcoming Ali Saad to AR-Helsinki Ali Saad (born 1996) is an Iraqi musician who was born into a big musical family in Baghdad. Many of his family members have been famous and respected musicians from all over the Arabic … Continue reading

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AR featured on SUBSTANCE 100

It is with great pleasure that we find Artists at Risk (AR) featured on SUBSTANCE 100, “a new, annual list that outlines a diverse array of artists, activists, collectives, movements and organizations making a substantial change in the world.” And … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS! Fatoş İrwen has been released from Turkish prison!

2 March 2020 BREAKING NEWS Fatoş İrwen has been released from Turkish prison!! Congratulations! Welcome back! ——– Artists at Risk (AR) has long been advocating for the release and just treatment of Fatoş İrwen (bio page).  Since 2016, İrwen faced … Continue reading

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AR- Safe Haven Helsinki Resident – Angela Aldebs

Related: Welcoming Angela Aldebs to AR-Safe Haven Helsinki Participation in AR PAVILION HELSINKI – MASS MEMORY MACHINES Angela Aldebs (1995) is a dancer and performance artist born and based in Damascus, Syria. She has collaborated with a number of Syrian … Continue reading

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Welcoming Angela Aldebs to AR-Safe Haven Helsinki

Link to bio We warmly welcome Angela Aldebs as an Artists at Risk (AR) Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki. Aldebs is a Syrian contemporary dancer and performance artist working in the fields of contemporary dance, ballet and physical theatre. Based … Continue reading

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AR PAVILION HELSINKI – MASS MEMORY MACHINES

1 November – 15 December 2019 Galleria Rankka – Eerikinkatu 36, 00180 Helsinki Artists: Babi Badalov, Damian Le Bas, Delaine Le Bas, CABOCO (Benjamin Abras / Nástio Mosquito / Junior Fernadez), Chto Delat, Lusine Djanyan and Aleksey Knedlyakovsky, Juan-Pedro Fabra … Continue reading

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AR Resident – Benjamin Abras

Born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Benjamin Abras is an Afro-Brazilian artist and performer whose work explores black culture and the restrictions placed upon the black body. Through his work Abras aims to sensitize people to human rights issues as they … Continue reading

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Announcing the Artists at Risk (AR) – A European Network of Safe Havens (AR-ENSH)

We are pleased to announce that the “Artists at Risk (AR) – A European Network of Safe Havens (AR-ENSH)” is coming to life! AR’s “EU Creative Europe” application was a success! We look forward to setting in motion this latest … Continue reading

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