How are artists, writers, and activists mobilizing and participating in the struggle for human rights and gender justice around the world? Hear from artists, writers, and organizers Amir Soltani, Nazanin Noroozi, Tala Madani, Nesar Mohammadi, and Crystal Bayat during PEN America's World Voices Festival.
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023
About the Program
Join us for the opening night of PEN America World Voices Festival in Los Angeles, a celebration of the role of artists and writers in the Woman, Life, Freedom movement. How are artists, writers, and activists mobilizing and participating in the struggle for human rights and gender justice? What are the regional and global ramifications of this feminist revolution?
This evening features award-winning visual artist Tala Madani, Afghani women’s rights activist Crystal Bayat, multi-media artist and member of the Art/Culture/Action collective Nazanin Noroozi, Iranian poet-in-exile Nesar Mohammadi, and writer, filmmaker, and human rights activist Amir Soltani.
Woman, Life, Freedom: The Role of Art in the Struggle for Human Rights is co-presented by PEN America in collaboration with the Artists at Risk Connection. It is made possible by the generous support of the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts.