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.
Hundreds of Indian Artists Condemn Government Indifference to Far-Right Violence
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.
Amnesty International Calls for Release of Cuban Dissident Artist
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.
Artist Tania Bruguera Arrested Again in Havana, Injured by Police
This weekend artist Tania Bruguera was arrested once again in Cuba, along with dozens of other activists, and was manhandled by the police.
Malaysian Cartoonist Charged with “Sedition” for Political Tweets
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.