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‘All that is Banned is Desired’
– A World Conference on Artistic Freedom of Expression

The conference was held in Oslo over two days in October 2012. It was organised by Fritt Ord and Freemuse


|   Video of Day 1  |  Video of Day 2   |  Video interviews   |  Video trailer   |

Glimpses from the conference: short excerpts of presentations and interviews.


Video of Day 1

Thursday 25 October 2012

Session 1: BURMA: BEAUTY UNDER PRESSURE
Session 2: RELIGION AND ARTISTIC FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Session 3: MORAL PANICS: SEXUALITY AND ART
Session 4: CORPORATE CENSORSHIP
Session 5: PUBLIC SPACE AND ART CLASHES
Session 6: HUNGARY: ARTISTIC FREEDOM IN THE AGE OF XENOPHOBIA
Session 7: TIBET: ARTISTS IN EXILE
Session 8: THE INVISIBLE RED LINE: MANOEUVRING CHINESE ARTS CENSORSHIP
Session 9: THE DAY THE MUSIC STOPPED: MALI


Video of Day 2

Friday 26 October 2012

Session 1: OVERCOMING: WOMEN, ART AND EGYPT
Session 2: STOP THIS FILTH: ARTISTS UNDER THREAT
Session 3: TRIBAL PAKISTAN AND AFGHANISTAN: THE ART OF LOVE
Session 4: ORGANISING FOR FREEDOM: CULTURAL WORKERS IN RUSSIA
Session 5: ARTS IN RESISTANCE | RESISTANCE IN ART: SYRIA AND TUNISIA
Session 6: FREEDOM THEATRE: WHAT KIND OF FREEDOM?
Session 7: ARTISTS IN AN INESCAPABLE POLITICAL CONTEXT: CUBA
Session 8: OUTSPOKEN
Session 9: NORTH KOREA: NOTHING TO ENVY IN THIS WORLD
Session 10: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE RUSHDIE CASE
Session 11: TURNING OUT THE LIGHT: TURKEY
Session 12: THE ARTIST VS. THE STATE: LAPIRO DE MBANGA AND PUSSY RIOT
Session 13: MANTA

 

Interviews

Arshad Hussain, Actor and Culture Activist (Pakistan)
Azhar Usman, Comedian, Activist and Lawyer (USA)
Deeyah, Music Producer (Norway/UK)
Fredrik Gertten, Film Director (Sweden)
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Playwright and Screenwriter (UK)
George Gittoes, Painter, Photographer and Filmmaker (Australia)
Héla Fattoumi, Dancer and Choreographer (Tunisia/France)
Larissa Sansour, Visual Artist (Palestine/UK)
Lars Ø Ramberg, Visual Artist (Norway/Germany)
Nadia Plesner, Visual Artist (Denmark)
Outspoken, Artist and Community Activist (Zimbabwe)
Si Han, Curator (China/Sweden)
Sondos Shabayek, Writer, Theatre Director and Actress (Egypt)
Sun Mu, Visual Artist (North Korea/South Korea)
Svetlana Mincheva, Director of Programmes at the National Coalition Against Censorhip (USA)
Tania Bruguera, Interdisciplinary Artist (Cuba/USA)
Tenzing Gonpo, Musician (Tibet/France)
Tenzing Rigdol, Visual Artist and Poet (Tibet)
Zanele Muholi, Visual Artist and Activist (South Africa)


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Credits

The video documentation was made possible through generous support by Svenska PostkodLotteriet, Sweden.

The videos were filmed and produced by Vimago.



Information about the conference

Programme and material which was published before 25 october 2012 – for participants and press:

|   Introduction  |  Programme   |  List of speakers and performers   |

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The conference is organised by Fritt Ord and Freemuse, and is generously supported by

The Norwegian Ministry
of Foreign Affairs

and
PostkodLotteriet, Sweden

 

 

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