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Impossible Music Session #3 – TONIGHT in New York City
Though the freedom of music is often taken for granted, creative expression is limited by censorship, intimidation, and cultural pressures in many places around the world. The Impossible Music Sessions feature the artists who cannot appear and the music that they are not free to make. In Session 3, the Boston-based Afro-pop ensemble Lamine Touré and Group Saloum will perform a banned song by imprisoned Cameroonian singer Lapiro de Mbanga, who will join on mobile phone from his jail cell.
Free Belarus – A Campaign before the December Election
al joins Mischief + Mayhem Books, Art & Democracy Bridge Conversations, and the World Policy Institute to highlight the work of Belarus Free Theatre in the weeks before that country's elections. In a show of solidarity, theaters around the US will host readings of co-founder Nikolai Khalesin’s play, Thanksgiving Day organized by Mischief + Mayhem Books.
Save the Date for Flux Factory’s Annual Benefit and Auction
New York's favorite little art collective is putting on a silent auction (like no other) in the historic and beautiful Center 548 in Chelsea (NYC) at 7pm on Wednesday, December 15th. You can buy work by some of the world's most innovative artists as well as customized “knockoffs” made on demand while you watch. freeDimensional's New York office is housed at the Flux Factory, which makes us love them all the more … Please support this event!
Owen Maseko is Finalist for the Freedom to Create Prize
Zimbabwe Artist Owen Maseko expresses the atrocities of the Gukurahundi (5th Brigade) through his painting, graffiti and 3D installations, with the hope that greater openness about the massacres will lead to reconciliation and national healing. freeDimensional recently provided Maseko a Creative Safe Haven residency in Bilbao, Spain.