Item Archive: freedom of expression

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Andrei Kureichik’s works premiere on YLE and at National Theatre

YLE and the National Theatre present works by Artists at Risk (AR)-Resident Andrei Kureichik on political terrorism in Belarus The Finnish National Theatre and Finnish public radio station, YLE Radio 1 will be showcasing “Voices of New Belarus” and “Insulted. … 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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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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