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AR-ER Resident Mohamed Jawad Husein Hameed

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 is surrounded by over 130 polluting factories, industrial workshops, petroleum and petrochemical … Continue reading

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

  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 an activist, focused on environmental … Continue reading

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Safe Haven Helsinki wins Annual Art Act award!

We are honoured to have received the Annual Art Act award, chosen by rap-star Paperi T from a shortlist prepared by a jury of leading figures from the Finnish institutional art world. The jury was chaired by Raija Koli, the Director … Continue reading

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Perpetuum Mobile / Artists at Risk wins EUROPEAN CITIZEN’S PRIZE

Perpetuum Mobilε is delighted to reveal that PM’s Artists at Risk (AR) platform has been awarded the EUROPEAN CITIZEN’S PRIZE of the European Parliament! A Finnish press event will take place on 1 July at 9.30 am at the European … Continue reading

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Jowan Safadi, Palestinian musician extraordinaire, AR-Resident at Safe Haven Helsinki

Check out Jowan Safadi’s explosive material  http://mondoweiss.net/2015/08/radical-talent-safadis/ BIO / BACKGROUND Jowan Safadi started his career as a singer, songwriter and frontman of “Lenses”, a project that he collaborated on with Israeli musicians, and which was active until late 2007 producing three … Continue reading

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ON THE MOVE: programme 2013-2016

On the Move: Political Strategies in Art addresses the ongoing global political and economical shifts reflected in the works of artists and their chosen working strategies in the real world. The Western (art)world often romanticizes the waves of activist art, … Continue reading

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