Item Archive: freedom of expression

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Artists at Risk (AR) supports IRDORATH, Belarusian band arrested for performances at pro-democracy protests

The fantasy-folk band IRDORATH were among the 16 people brutally detained by unmarked soldiers with machine guns at a cottage near Minsk on August 2nd during a birthday party for the band’s frontwoman, Nadezha Kalach. The Belarusian Council for Culture … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Collen Kajokoto records poignant video on freedom of artistic expression

Zimbabwean protest poet and recent Artists at Risk (AR)-Resident Collen Kajokoto has recorded a poignant video speaking to the importance of artistic freedom and defending free speech, which AR is sharing in full for the first time today. Excerpts of … Continue reading

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Joint NGO Statement: States break silence to condemn Egypt’s abuses at UN rights body

AR joins international NGOs and Finnish-led coalition of states in condemning systematic human rights violations in Egypt March 12, 2021 Earlier today, the Finnish Ambassador to the UN in Geneva delivered a joint statement on behalf of 31 countries urging … Continue reading

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PRESS: REPRESSIÓ Marita Muukkonen i Ivor Stodolsky, codirectores d’Artistes en Risc “Els creadors han de poder presentar obres controvertides sense que els tribunals els amenacin”, in Directa

Source: ENGLISH interview questions Please also use your favourite auto-translate tool to also read original text as published in Catalan below, which includes the story of Lisa Fittko’s work in the Resistance Movement against Nazism in the Second World … Continue reading

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#RiskandRebellion. Live-Stream Symposium January 24th, 2pm CET.

A mondial symposium dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution; the 20th anniversary of the World Social Forum (WSF); and the kick-off of Artists at Risk (AR) – A European Network of Safe Havens  (AR-ENSH). LIVESTREAM: YouTube: PARTICIPANTS … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) /Художники в Опасности

Artists at Risk (АR) /ХУДОЖНИКИ В ОПАСНОСТИ/  — международная организация для художников, находящихся под угрозой ОТКРЫТЫЙ ПРИЕМ ЗАЯВОК (OPEN CALL)  Мы принимаем срочные заявки в ЛЮБОЕ ВРЕМЯ Подать заявку можно здесь: Artists at Risk (AR) /ХУДОЖНИКИ В ОПАСНОСТИ/ Facebook / Diaspora* / Twitter / Instagram / YouTube … Continue reading

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Open Letter: European Democracy Action Plan

September 14, 2020 This open letter is being submitted in response to the public consultation launched by the European Commission on the European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP). We, the undersigned, welcome the initiative to develop a European Democracy Action Plan … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Razan Rahama

Razan Rahama is a Sudanese director and filmmaker.  Her first short film, School’s Road, was shown at several local and international festivals and won a number of awards which inspired her to pursue a career in film. Her films include Green … Continue reading

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Welcoming AR-Resident Razan Rahama

Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to welcome Sudanese filmmaker Razan Rahama as the first AR-Resident at AR-Kraków. The residency, which will take place remotely, is hosted in cooperation with Nośna Foundation, a non-profit art gallery and independent art space in Kraków, … Continue reading

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AR-Kraków at Nośna Foundation

Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to welcome Nośna Foundation, a non-profit art gallery and independent art space in Kraków, Poland, to the network of AR-Safe Haven Residencies. The residency is co-financed by the City of Kraków. As part of the … Continue reading

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