Workshop: When artists become human rights defenders at risk – Creating strategies to defend and promote artistic freedom of expression

Celina Jerman Bright-Taylor

9:00-10:15, May 31, 2022

In an increasingly polarized world, with great tension between nations, cultures, political parties and cultural norms, a growing group of artists are encountering obstacles in the execution of their work. Artists are in many cases regarded as activists, even when they themselves do not identify with, or promote a political view or a political movement. How do we defend and promote artistic freedom of expression?

Moderator: Celina Jerman Bright-Taylor

Celina Jerman Bright-Taylor

Works as an advisor at Safemuse- Safe Havens for Artists and is the leader of the human rights organization FIVAS....