Category : Wales

Expanding the space for the arts: Challenging the UK’s risk averse culture

alt informationThe arts have an important role to express and process the diverse and often divergent opinion and experience that coexist in our society

Exploring ​artistic freedom in Wales and beyond

alt informationIndex on Censorship has been​ exploring artistic freedom of expression and contemporary forms of censorship in the ​UK. Who or what controls what is sayable in the arts? W​ho has a voice in the arts? Do the answers vary as we move around the different ​member ​nations of the UK​?

Recap report: ArtFreedomWales free speech hearing

alt informationOn 27 November Index on Censorship hosted a free speech hearing at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff to ask the question: is Wales enjoying its right to artistic freedom of expression?

26 Awst: Rhyddid Celf Cymru (Google Hangout, 11.30am)

alt informationMae Index on Censorship yn falch o gyhoeddi y cyntaf o ddau ddigwyddiad mewn cyfres o drafodaethau ar-lein am ryddid mynegiant artistig yng Nghymru. Mae’r trafodaethau yn ran o raglen sydd yn edrych ar sut y mae rhyddid artistig yn cael ei ystyried, ei gefnogi, ei drafod a’i hyrwyddo ar draws y sector gelfyddydol, yn y cyfryngau, gan y cyhoedd, gan ariannwyr ac gan wnaethurwyr polisi yn y DU.

Recap Report: Wales as a centre of artistic freedom

alt information ArtFreedomWales launched on Friday with the first online conversation about artistic freedom of expression in Wales.

US artists end Newport rap success

The YouTube sensation ‘Newport State of Mind’, a parody of the Jay-Z and Alicia Keys song ‘Empire State of Mind‘, has been banned. Initial reports stated that EMI music or EMI publishing were behind the ban, however, recent accounts state that it may have been following a direct request from the artists credited with the song. Videos […]