Press Release: Central America Forum on Art, Culture & Human Rights

The Central America Regional Forum on Arts, Culture and Human Rights takes place June 18-20 – Tegucigalpa, Honduras freeDimensional (, Colectivo Hormiga ( HIVOS ( are pleased to announce the launch of the Central American Regional Forum on Arts, Culture and Human Rights, June 18-20 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The Forum is the first-ever three-day participatory […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices and Visions for Justice – 11 June 2013

Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices and Visions of Justice Tuesday, June 11 @ 12PM PST / 3PM EST Greetings! We are pleased to announce our upcoming conference call Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices and Visions for Justice, which we are presenting in collaboration with Arts & Democracy Project. Emotions conveyed and evoked by art and […]

Dispatch: Mazen Maarouf on ‘All that is banned is desired”

“All that is banned is desired”, When art turns into a reflexive power, to get banned! -1- In the Norwegian capital sleeps on the shoulder of water Oslo opera house. It is a peaceful structure breathing below a changeable weather that displays simply the “unexpected”, the “percussive” and the “unrest”. The weather of Oslo resembles […]


MUSIC, TOLERANCE & DEFIANCE: An evening with Shahin Najafi & Mohsen Namjoo Shahin Najafi and Mohsen Namjoo are among the leading Iranian musical artists working today. Najafi is visiting the U.S. for the first time since the fatwa and death threats against him in May 2012 resulting from the release of his satirical rap, “Naghi.” […]

freeDimensional @ the ICORN General Assembly – Stockholm, Sweden. 9-11 May 2012

fD Director, Sidd Joag joins more than 100 delegates, guest writers and observers from as many as 32 different countries heading to Stockholm Wednesday 9-Friday 11 May, to take part in the 2012 International Cities Of Refuge Network General Assembly. Established as an independent, international organisation since 2010, more than 30 ICORN member cities from […]

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