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AR-Resident Ibrahim Jawabreh

Ibrahim Jawabreh is a visual artist born in the refugee camp of Arroub, Palestine. After graduating in Fine Arts at Al-Quds University (Abu Dis), he started to develop his ideas in different art forms, including painting, graphic design, video art, … 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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Welcoming Ali Saad to AR-Helsinki

IA Resident – Ali Saad A big welcome to Ali Saad as an Immigré Artists (IA)-Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki! Saad is an Iraqi musician currently working in Finland as a musician, composer and sound designer. He has worked at … Continue reading

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ARTISTS AT RISK (AR) LAUNCHES COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUND

20 April 2020 Artists at Risk (AR) has today launched an emergency fund to support artists who face threats to their freedom or lives and are unable to reach a country of safety during the coronavirus pandemic. Pussy Riot member … 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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Jobs at PM/AR: EU PROJECT MANAGER

Artists at Risk (AR) is looking for an experienced EU Project Manager who will be responsible for the overall management of the EU-funded “Artists at Risk (AR)-A European Network of Safe Havens (AR-ENSH) project and further tasks at PM/AR. Responsibilities … Continue reading

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AR-ER RESIDENT – MOHAMED JAWAD HUSEIN HAMEED

Related: Welcoming Mohamed Jawad Husein Hameed, AR’s first Ecologist at Risk (ER) Mohamed Jawad Husein Hameed is a Bahraini musician, singer and human rights and environmental activist. As a resident of Ma’ameer, a village in the Kingdom of Bahrain that … Continue reading

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Welcoming Mohamed Jawad Husein Hameed, AR’s first Ecologist at Risk (ER)

Read Jawad’s full Bio Post here We warmly welcome Mohamed Jawad Husein Hameed, a Bahraini musician and singer, as our first Artist and Ecologist at Risk Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki on the island of Suomenlinna in Helsinki. Jawad is … 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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Welcoming AR-ENSH partners Konvent Puntzero, Catalonia

Artists at Risk (AR) are pleased to welcome Konvent Puntzero in Catalonia as an “Artists at Risk (AR) – A European Network of Safe Havens (AR-ENSH)” partner. Konvent Puntzero is a 19th-century convent converted into a multidisciplinary art centre. It aims at … Continue reading

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