The City of Krakow and Freemuse launch report on LGBTI artistic expression

4 december, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: Freemuse) Artists all around the world are discriminated against because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity. Many of the LGBTI artistic endeavours worldwide have been marginalised and artists tackling LGBTI issues frequently face different types of repercussions because of their art. In partnership with the City of Krakow, Freemuse will host a three-hour seminar dedicated to human rights, activism and artistic freedom. The special event is scheduled for 10 December 2020 (11:45-14:30 CET). The three-hour seminar will include special address by Andrzej Kulig - First Deputy Mayor of the City of Krakow for Social and Municipal Policy, and a keynote speech by Maria Arena, [...]

End Police Harrasment Against Grup Yorum

5 november, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Freemuse) Grup Yorum have been frequently targeted by the Turkish authorities for singing about political injustice and inequality.   Artistic expression is a human right. Nobody should be in jail for making music. Hold the Turkish authorities to account. Help us email the Minister of Justice in Turkey to end the persecution of musicians and defend freedom of artistic expression.           ACT NOW