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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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Support Art.490; A Film for Freedom

MANIFESTO The lyrics and music of Pablo Hasel, Valtònyc and Elgio have not only been condemned by an unjust and vindictive Spanish judicial system, but have also made them victims of media fabrication, depicting these artists as criminals and enemies … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Roma Durov

Roma Durov, otherwise known as 9cyka, is a visual artist. Durov works closely with Pussy Riot, having designed clothes for and produced paintings with the group. In 2021, Durov was caught up in the wider, ongoing crackdown against the punk-feminist … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Veronika (Nika) Nikulshina

Veronika “Nika” Nikulshina is a multidisciplinary artist and human rights defender from Russia. She is known for her work as a performance artist and as a prominent member of Pussy Riot. Her work with the punk feminist group has made … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Anna (Anya) Kuzminykh

Anna (Anya) Kuzminykh is a screenwriter and film director from Russia, known for her work as a human rights defender and member of Pussy Riot. A graduate of the renowned Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) with several awards to her … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Alexander (Sasha) Sofeev

Alexander (Sasha) Sofeev is a Russian artist, activist and member of Pussy Riot since 2012. His art and activism are centered on themes of protest,police brutality, political prisoners, LGBTQ rights and feminism in the Russian Federation. As a prominent member … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) Calls Upon International Community to Ensure Safety of Afghan Artists and Human Rights Defenders

Foreign powers must urgently resettle vulnerable Afghans at risk of reprisals and repression at the hands of the Taliban. Gravely concerned by Afghanistan’s collapse in the face of the Taliban offensive and the hasty evacuation of Kabul by America and … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Andrei Kureichik Receiving Direct Death Threats from Agents of Lukashenko Regime

Artists at Risk (AR) calls for heightened protection of all Belarusian dissidents Direct death threats have been received over the past days by Andrei Kureichik, the prominent Belarusian filmmaker, playwright and member of the Coordinating Council of Belarus (CCB) – … Continue reading

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IA-Resident Samaneh Roghani

Samaneh Roghani (1984) is a multi-disciplinary Iranian artist based in Malmö, Sweden. She has a Bachelor of Photography from Azad University, Tehran, as well as a BFA and MFA from Malmö Art Academy. She is currently an IA-Resident at the … Continue reading

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#RISKANDREBELLION PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PROGRAMME! Click here to find information about each participant. Watch the full 7-hour #RiskandRebellion Symposium and Concert on YouTube! The #RiskandRebellion programme is out. Check it for details of each CHAPTER, participant and/or musical, activist or … Continue reading

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