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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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Welcoming Artists at Risk (AR) Resident Ibrahim Jawabreh

Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to welcome Palestinian artist Ibrahim Jawabreh as an AR-Resident. This short-term residency is funded by the AR Covid-19 Emergency Fund, created to support artists at risk who face threats to their freedom or safety … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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PRESS: Kurdish artist Fatos Irwen released from Turkish prison – Rûdaw

Related: Bio Fatoş İrwen BREAKING NEWS! Fatoş İrwen has been released from Turkish prison! SOURCE: Rûdaw, Yasmine Mosimann & Shawn Carrié, March 6, 2020 PRESS TEXT: ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Fatos Irwen, a Kurdish artist from Diyarbakir, was released from a … 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 Resident – Grace Munene aka Grammo Suspect

Grace Munene, aka Grammo Suspect, is a Kenyan activist, rap artist and spoken word poet who uses her music to promote human rights, particularly within the LGBTQI community in Kenya. In April 2015, Grammo Suspect released Our Love is Valid, … Continue reading

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