Creating Spaces of Freedom: Culture in Defiance

Front Cover
Els van der Plas, Malu Halasa, Marlous Willemsen
Saqi, 2002 - Art - 196 pages
0 Reviews
When faced with severe threats to their cultural free expression, people in the creative arts have sought alternative strategies and platforms. Whether Sudanese or Algerian, whether fleeing vicious civil wars or governmental oppression, unrecognized artists and musicians have found ways of avoiding limitations and transcending repercussions. "Creating Spaces of Freedom" reveals some of the alternative spaces where banned art seeks refuge, while continuing to communicate its inspiring message of freedom and hope.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Music
9
Wole Soyinka
26
Cartoons
59
Copyright

6 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2002)

Marlous Willemsen (Netherlands) is the policy officer for the Prince Claus Fund. She has studied Arabic and Islamic Art. Before joining the Fund she managed the Centre of Islamic Art in Rotterdam. Malu Halasa has been writing about the Near and Middle East for the Guardian and other publications since the 1990s. She helped to found Tank magazine and was it's features editor for four years. Marlous Willemsen (Netherlands) is the policy officer for the Prince Claus Fund. She has studied Arabic and Islamic Art. Before joining the Fund she managed the Centre of Islamic Art in Rotterdam.

Bibliographic information