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Artists take risks for all of us. Explore a global network that’s ready to help.

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UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19: Please note that the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) is not a grantmaking program and is unable to assist artists financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, because we recognize the growing effect that the pandemic is having on artists, we have compiled a growing list of resources for artists affected by COVID-19 and hope that you may find assistance there. Please refer to the "Stories" page to find the list. If you are an artist or cultural practitioner otherwise at risk because of your creative practice, please follow the directions below to contact us.

Please fill out the form to get in touch with us. Submissions are encrypted and ARC understands that your communications are confidential. ARC does not provide direct services, but we will do our best to refer you to organizations that do. You can also find help by exploring our network of resources.

Your message is end-to-end encrypted and will be marked as urgent. You have the option to write this message in Arabic, English, French, Mandarin, Russian or Spanish. Expect a reply within 72 hours.

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ARC @ Oslo Freedom Forum

Oslo, Norway

May 23-25, 2022

Oslo, Norway

Use PENatOFF for 10% off when you register!

The Oslo Freedom Forum, a renowned and internationally recognized forum in the field of free expression, human rights and artistic freedom, has invited ARC to conduct a Digital Safety Training for Artists and Human Rights Defenders, which draws from ARC’s Safety Guide for Artists to help artists navigate and prepare for risk. The training is part of the Forum's session on Innovation, Tech, & Civil Liberties.

To see the full list of speakers, please click here.

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