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Documentation: “The Microphone” by Ramy Essam

Related: The Microphone – A PLURIversity Workshop The Songwriting Workshop by Ramy Essam a.k.a. the “Singer of Tahrir Square” In a series of six workshops for Arabic-speaking participants organised by PM’s PLURIversity at the Museum of Impossible Forms, the Egyptian musician … Continue reading

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New AR-Resident Mai Khoi, hosted at the AR-Safe Haven Helsinki

We are happy to welcome Mai Khoi, the flamboyant Vietamese pop-star, as our new short-term resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki. Mai Khoi gained a reputation as a singer and musician, and became internationally recognized as a human rights, LGBTI+ and … Continue reading

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Rebirth of Tacheles: Perpetuum Mobile (PM) installation at the Cultural Embassy Lichtenberg

PM joined this rebirth of the famous Tacheles with an installation of fiery red works from the PM COMMONS COLLECTION. Check out this link for further info about Cultural Embassy Lichtenberg. Tacheles has been a reference for the underground scene … Continue reading

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Baran Caginli, AR-Saari Residence/Saastamoinen Foundation Resident, stays on at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki

We are very pleased to announce that Baran Çağinli, our first Artists at Risk (AR) AR-Saari Residence/Saastamoinen Foundation Resident in Mynamäki and Helsinki from 1.10.2017 – 31.1.2018, will be staying longer in Helsinki courtesy of PM’s AR-Safe Haven Helsinki. Hosted … Continue reading

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Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo: AR’s first AR-Safe Haven Berlin Resident

Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo is a human rights and democracy activist, writer and artist based in the mining town of Kwekwe, in central  Zimbabwe. From 9th of January to 8th of April he will be the first AR-Safe Haven Berlin Resident. … Continue reading

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YLE Swedish on AR: Reto, Touma and the Thematic State Prize

Thank you Eva Lamppu and Svenska Yle Nyheter for this nice article about some our some of our (former) AR-Residents and Artists at Risk‘s winning the Thematic State Prize 2017. (Try Google translate – it works quite well for Swedish!) PRESS Source:  Svenska.yle.fi Förtryckta politiska konstnärer … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) wins Thematic State Prize!

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) has awarded its #movingart Theme-Year Prize to the Artists at Risk (AR) programme of Perpetuum Mobile. The amount awarded is 5000 euros. The director of Taike Minna Sirnö presented the award to AR’s directors … Continue reading

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PRESS: Amidst Uneasiness, the 15th Istanbul Biennial Draws to a Close

PRESS TEXT re: Erkan Özgen‘s “Wonderland” at Istanbul Biennale from AR-Pavilion in Athens: Source: http://www.drailedmag.com/2017/11/10/15th-istanbul-biennial-draws-to-a-close/ POSTED BY: DORIAN BATYCKA NOVEMBER 10, 2017 Elmgreen and Dragset Portrait, Courtesy IKSV Istanbul — Following the precipitous decline of freedom of speech and expression in Turkey … Continue reading

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Meet Baran Çağinli, the first Resident at AR-Saari Residence/Saastamoinen Foundation

We are very pleased to announce that Baran Çağinli has taken up residency as our first Artists at Risk AR-Saari Residence /Saastamoinen Foundation Resident in Mynamäki (October – December) and Helsinki (January). Residencies: AR – Sareen Kartano/Saastamoinen Foundation Baran Çağinli … Continue reading

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Marita Muukkonen

Co-Founding Co-Director of Perpetuum Mobile Marita Muukkonen, Co-Founding Co-Director of Perpetuum Mobile (PM), is an internationally active curator based in Helsinki. She has been Chairperson of HIAP – The Helsinki International Artists-in-Residence Programme; Curator at HIAP; Curator at FRAME – … Continue reading

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