Item Archive: Pussy Riot

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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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Pussy Riot member Maria (Masha) Alyokhina sentenced by Moscow district court

MOSCOW. Today Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, a key figure in the world-renowned feminist protest art collective Pussy Riot and a member of Artists at Risk (AR)’s International Advisory Board was sentenced to one year of “restricted freedom” by the Moscow district … Continue reading

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Masha Alekhina & Yulia Tsvetkova on International Women’s Day 2021

Subscribe to our newletter On the occasion of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, Artists at Risk (AR) is celebrating two prominent Russian artists, feminist activists and political dissidents, Yulia Tsvetkova and Maria (Masha) Alekhina. Alongside many friends, … Continue reading

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PRESS: Die müssen da raus, in “art – Das Kunstmagazin”

SOURCE: art – Das Kunstmagazin, Tim Holthöfer, August 2019 PRESS TEXT: INTERVIEW Die Kuratoren von »Artists at Risk« über ihre Arbeit mit Künstlern in Not Die Organisation »Artists at Risk« verschafft bedrohten Künstlern Stipendien und Residenzen in  sicheren Ländern, organisiert … Continue reading

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Open Letter re Pussy Riot Artists in Sweden: AR and Partners Call for Political Asylum

Open Letter re Pussy Riot Artists in Sweden: AR and Partners Call for Political Asylum for Lusine Dzjanyan and Alexey Knedlyakovsky and their two children.

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