Artistic expression is currently being endangered by the fragmentation of society into increasingly inward-focused social groupings that reject alternative perspectives and questions to their taken-for-granted reality.
Why It Matters
Artistic expression has been a principal way in which the most important aspects of our common humanity have come to be understood and communicated.
The Centre for Free Expression engages the public in dialogue about the importance of artistic expression and supports artists when there are attempts to restrict or suppress their work. The Centre is particularly interested in how social media contributes to the fragmentation of society and the chilling of artistic expression.
Critics have charged that arts funders in Canada have begun imposing bureaucratic rules that compromise artistic freedom. Join four prominent experts who will explore this issue in a lively discus
Past Event: Are Arts Funders Starting to Define the Art?
Panelists: Philip Akin, Pat Bradley, Adrienne Wong
Moderator: Keith Barker
I was at work last week on a quite different blog for the Ryerson CFE when a jury of Gerald Stanley’s peers (or is it settler clones?), seven women and five men none of whom were “visibly Indigenou
By Len Findlay
Upcoming Event: CFE Film Series: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
Russia - Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin
Past Event: CFE Film Series: Romero
United States - John Duigan
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