On February 7, men wearing balaclavas stormed into the Visual Culture Research Center and destroyed an exhibition of work about the Maidan Revolution by artist Davyd Chychkan.
NEW DELHI — On October 27 the Indian news site Scroll published a letter signed by over 300 artists that expresses support for the more than 40 writers who have returned their state awards over the past month as a form of protest against the increasingly intolerant environment in India for minorities and cultural producers.
Earlier this week, Amnesty International issued an urgent call for the release of Cuban graffiti and performance artist Danilo Maldonado Machado, also known as El Sexto.
This weekend artist Tania Bruguera was arrested once again in Cuba, along with dozens of other activists, and was manhandled by the police.
Last Friday, Malaysia officially charged the 52-year-old cartoonist Zunar with nine counts of sedition — a charge that could send him to jail for up to 43 years.