Kumbia Queers @ Queens Museum – March 6, 6-8PM

Queens Museum – Open A.I.R. & fD present Kumbia Queers with Que Bajo: Redefining Cumbia, Love and Latinamericanidad Mar 6 2014, 6:00pm – 8:00pm An open conversation with the members of Kumbia Queers and Que Bajo regarding cumbia, gender and love in Latin America. Followed by an acoustic set by the Kumbia Queers. Guests: Kumbia […]

Shahid Nadeem’s THE ACQUITTAL reading – Friday, February 22

Castillo Theatre presents a play reading of: The Acquittal by Shahid Nadeem // reading directed by Dan Friedman Saturday, February 22 at 5:00pm // Admission is free. Reservation required. To make your reservation call 212-941-1234 or email boxoffice@allstars.org The Castillo Theatre invites you to a reading of The Acquittal by the award-winning playwright, Shahid Nadeem, (translated […]

Theatrum Mundi launches “Designing for Free Speech” challenge

Theatrum Mundi, in partnership with the American Institute of Architects, New York, has launched a “Designing for Free Speech” challenge. The challenge asks architects, designers, activists, artists — and anyone interested in imagining new spaces in the city for free expression — to identify public spaces in New York City and propose re-designs that transform […]

‘Public Secrets’ – Performance & Screening – Saturday, January 11 6-9PM

‘Public Secrets’: Arts, Culture and Contemporary Indonesian Politics after the Fall of Suharto Location: Project Reach NYC. 39 Eldridge Street, 4FL. New York NY, 10002 Performance by Arahmaiani /Screening of Erika Baglyas’s film Honestly featuring CM Rien Kuntari Conversation with Arahmaiani & CM Rien Kuntari 1998, in the wake of the Asian financial crisis and […]

Art and Activism on the World Stage @ Adelphi University

The Levermore Global Scholars Program is partnering with freeDimensional to bring guest speaker Ademola Bello, an international artist, to campus. Thursday, December 5, 2:00–3:00 p.m Location: Campbell Lounge, Room 1 About the Artist: Ademola Bello is a Nigerian playwright, journalist, and novelist who has used his plays and dramatic writing to give a voice to oppressed communities […]

Mexico City Consultation on Free Expression and Cultural Rights – November 13 & 14

On November 13 & 14, fD in partnership with El Centro Cultural de Espana in Mexico is hosting a two day consultation meeting on free expression and cultural rights in Mexico and Central America. 45 representatives from the arts, culture and human rights sectors will attend the consultation to exchange experiences, issues and problems, and […]

Projects We Like: SITUATIONAL JUNTA @ Bowery Poetry Club – October 21, 2013

Emcee: Negin Farsad Main Dish: Alex White Mazzarella & Artefacting With: Caron Atlas, Stephanie Gooel, Brian Halloran, Niki Singleton, Lawman Lynch, Chloe Bass, Dave Ruder, Abigail Levine and Wen-shaun Yang Location: Bowery Poetry Time: 6-8pm $10 {Each evening begins with a happy hour from 6pm to 7pm, and a live radio broadcast from 7-8pm.} ABOUT […]

Presentation: The Right to Freedom of Artistic Expression & Creation

Arts/Rights/Justice Working Group presents UN Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights Report on The Right to Freedom of Artistic Expression & Creation – October 2 – Brussels The presentation of the UN Report, “The Right to Freedom of Artistic Expression and Creation” at the European Parliament in Brussels on 2nd October 2013, from 11:30-14:30 in the […]

Call for Entries: CENSURADOS Film Festival – Lima, Peru

“The story that is behind a censored film can help us to understand better our society” CENSURADOS Film Festival will take place in Lima (Peru) on December 2013 with the aim to give voice to those fiction, documentary and animation films that have been censored in different countries for political, religious, sexual or environmental reasons, […]

The Gezi Park Experience

by Pelin Tan “An event is political if its material is collective, or if the event can only be attributed to a collective multiplicity.” —Alain Badiou Before the Turkish government brutally invaded Taksim Square and Gezi Park with water cannons and tear gas last Saturday, protesters held forums to discuss sustainable action that would continue the resistance beyond the […]

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