APF Fellows whose work will be presented at the event include Zimbabwean playwright and activist Silvanos Mudzvova; Iranian musician, producer, singer and songwriter Farzane Zamen; and Iraqi filmmaker Roua Alazzawi.
"Art, Freedom and Protection" symposium, hosted by @APF_IIE inc. a performance of Psychosis by @OfficialUoM #ArtistProtectionFundFellow @SilvanosVhitori. More info: https://t.co/zFsCFhWqcD pic.twitter.com/T2K0jNiVAu— Martin Harris Centre (@MHCentre) January 19, 2018
In addition, the event will feature a panel on Art and Sanctuary and a performance of Psychosis, a new play by Mudzvova. APF Head Alison Russo will speak at the event and on the panel.
The Artist Protection Fund (APF) is an Institute of International Education program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. APF distributes fellowship grants to threatened artists from any field of artistic endeavor and places them at host universities and art centers in safe countries where they can continue their work.
Date: January 26, 2018, at 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama
The University of Manchester
Manchester M13 9PL
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