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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. After … Continue reading

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Lil Baliil releases new track Corona to protect African community

  2 June 2020 Afro-Pop musician and AR-Resident Lil Baliil has recorded a new song, Corona, to encourage Somalis and fellow Africans to reduce the risk of contracting Covid-19. Alarmed by reports that the Somali community has been hit disproportionately … Continue reading

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Welcoming Benjamin Abras to AR-Tunis

Benjamin Abras is an Afro-Brazilian artist, dancer and performer whose work explores black culture and the restrictions placed upon the black body. Moving from his first residency period at AR-Tangiers, he is the second resident at the fast-developing Artists at … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) joins call for investigation into death of Shady Habash

22 May 2020 In an open letter sent this week to the Egyptian Ministry of Justice, Artists at Risk (AR) joins PEN America, Amani: Africa Creative Defence Network, and more than 60 partner organizations calling on authorities to conduct a full … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) joins call to President El-Sisi for release of Mustafa Gamal and Galal El-Behairy

On the eve of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan, Artists at Risk (AR) joins cultural rights defenders in a letter to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, calling for the release of web designer Mustafa Gamal and poet Galal El-Behairy. … 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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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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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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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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Welcoming Gulled Simba to AR-Helsinki

A big welcome to Gulled Simba as an Immigré Artists (IA) Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki! Simba is a Somali pop musician who has been based in Finland since 2014. During his IA-residency he will be working on a new … Continue reading

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