Estonia & NYC: Sharing the Model of Critical Hosting

From April 14-17, freeDimensional’s program coordinator Sidd Joag was invited to present Art Spaces Hosting Activism and Strengthening Community Engagement at the Trans Europe Halles Meeting 71, titled ‘Shifting Gears’ in Tartu, Estonia.  The meeting brought together representatives from nearly fifty of Europe’s leading independent cultural institutions and was an exciting opportunity for fD to […]

World Press Freedom Day (May 3) & the ‘Exile’ International cartoon exposition

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (May 3rd), La Maison des journalistes in Paris hosts the ‘Exile’ International cartoon exposition. ‘Exile’ is the brainchild of La Maison des journalistes resident, fD partner, and renowned Iranian cartoonist, Kianoush Ramezani.  The international expo, will take place on May 3rd 2011, and bring together a hundred […]

MEMORIAM: Juliano Mer-Khamis, inspiration and co-founder of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp, murdered

The following account is taken from the website of The Freedom Theatre —  On the 4th of April 2011, at 16:00 outside the entrance to The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp, a traitor’s hand shot and killed the Palestinian thinker Juliano Mer-Khamis whilst he was driving home with his baby son and babysitter. Juliano […]

CHINA – Ai Weiwei imprisoned

Some weeks ago, we broadcast news of well-known artist and activist, Ai Weiwei’s studio being demolished.  Fearing an uprising like those sweeping the Middle East and North Africa, the Chinese government Ray Ban outlet recently detained Ai Weiwei and now the government has virtually deleted him from the Chinese internet.  AccessNow is building up a petition […]

LIMA, PERU: Presentation of Spanish-language guide for Art Spaces Hosting Activism

From March 22-27, 2011, freeDimensional director, Todd Lester was invited to present the publication Art Spaces Hosting Activism & Strengthening Community Engagement – a Tactical Notebook made in collaboration with New Tactics in Human Rights – at two venues in Lima, Peru.  This was the second meeting of Residencias en Red [iberoamérica].  R_en_R [i] was […]

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