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Maria “Masha” Alekhina placed on Wanted list

On the 26th of April, 2022, Maria “Masha” Alekhina was named a fugitive and placed on the wanted list by the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. Masha Alekhina, a political activist and member of the feminist punk rock group Pussy … Continue reading

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Institutions and Resistance – Alliances for Art at Risk

Updates on the dedicated webpage at ZKM Institutions and Resistance – Alliances for Art at Risk February 11–12, 2022  ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe zkm.de Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / YouTube Artists at Risk (AR) www.artistsatrisk.org YouTube / Instagram / Facebook / … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Maria “Masha” Alekhina jailed, days before giving keynote at “Institutions and Resistance – Alliances for Art at Risk” 

Last night, Maria Alekhina was apprehended by Russian authorities and brought to a Moscow police department under orders of “administrative detention” on unknown charges. Masha was designated an AR-Resident Prisoner by Artists at Risk (AR) in December 2021, and this … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 15. Elisabet Goula

Elisabet Goula Sardà is head of the Debates Programme at Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona. She has been the coordinator of this programme since 2002 and has taken on different responsibilities, from the conceptualisation and organisation of multiple local … Continue reading

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Institutions and Resistance – Alliances for Art at Risk Participants

Follow the links below to find out more about each #AlliancesforArtatRisk participant! Institutions and Resistance – Alliances for Art at Risk Full Programme Ahmed Mourad Khanfir Andrei Kureichik Ganzeer Gitte Zschoch The Lazours Masha Alekhina Mohsen Makhmalbāf Qaushiq ‘Q’ Mukherjee … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 2. Andrei Kureichik

Andrei Kureichik (1980) is a prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, director and publicist from Minsk, Belarus, currently living in exile. He has written and/or directed 27 feature films, as well as over 20 plays that have been staged in 37 countries worldwide. Kureichik … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 1. Ahmed Mourad Khanfir

Ahmed Mourad Khanfir is a Tunisian artist and cultural activist. With his experience in art gallery management, and his various cultural management training under Goethe-Institut Tunis, Ahmed has evolved his civil awareness and merged deeper in the fields of art, … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 7. Mohsen Makhmalbāf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf is an Iranian director, writer, producer. He is known as one of the most influential filmmakers and founders of the new wave of Iranian cinema in the world today. During his career, Makhmalbaf has made numerous critically-acclaimed films … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 6. Masha Alekhina

Maria (Masha) Alekhina is a Russian artist, writer, political activist and founding member of the famed punk band Pussy Riot. Masha was imprisoned for two years in response to Pussy Riot’s 2012 ‘punk prayer’, Virgin Mary, banish Putin and recognized … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 4. Gitte Zschoch

Gitte Zschoch took over as ifa Secretary General on 1 October 2021. From 2018 to 2021, she was Director of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Brussels. Previously, she worked for the Goethe-Institut in a number of … Continue reading

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