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ARC Connection

Connection is Artists at Risk Connection (ARC)'s newsletter, a quarterly bulletin highlighting events, initiatives, and campaigns from organizations around the world jointly working on artistic freedom.

Issue II, Connection - June 14, 2018

The second edition featured the campaign to save Oleg Sentsov, the Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike in a Russian prison. We also highlighted two organizations in our network: Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), an organization that offers pro bono legal counsel to victims of human rights abuses in Africa and conducts educational training and workshops, and the Artist Protection Fund (APF) at IIE, which issues fellowship grants to threatened artists, providing lifesaving relief and safe haven that allows artists to continue their work and plan for their futures. We showcased exiled Cuban artists Francis Sánchez and Ileana Álvarez

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Issue I, Connection - March 19, 2018

In the first edition, Connection highlighted the close partnership with two of ARC's network of organizations: International Cities of Refuge Network (ICORN) and Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human RightsConnection introduces a variety of stories about threatened artists. Our first newsletter issue featured Venezuelan photojournalist Horacio Siciliano, who left for Spain after being attacked for photographing the protests of 2014-2016.

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