Shy Radicals by Hamja Ahsan – Reading and Interview

Empowerment series by ArtEZ studium generale

Studium Generale – 21 October 2019

As an artist it is important to make your voice heard. Yet, due to cultural differences and social structures, certain voices are more easily heard than others. How do artists with a less privileged position, or artist who are less represented, get their points across while taking account of diverse perspectives? How do we gain confidence in listening, sharing, expressing and articulating in a multi-cultural environment? And how does an artist speak up in the face of institutional power? When is it their responsibility to voice out? When is it their responsibility to listen? How do artists find their agency to bring about change in actions of solidarity?

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