Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices & Visions for Justice
Forced to Flee: Exiled Voices & Visions for Justice, .
June 11, 2013
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Forced to Flee Resource Newsletter
Presented in collaboration with freeDimensional
Emotions conveyed and evoked by art and culture can open hearts and minds, heal and transform, build community across difference, and promote peace, equality and justice, advancing positive social change. In Forced to Flee, we heard from refugee artists, artists forced into exile, cultural organizers and their allies, as they spoke about how they are using the power of art and culture to amplify the voices and visions of those forced to flee their countries of origin.
Sidd Joag, director of freeDimensional
Chaw ei Thein, Burmese Artist and Activist
Erika Berg, founder of Refugee Youth Empowered and curator of Forced to Flee
Leilani Chan, performance artist, cultural worker and co-creator of Refugee Nation