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#ArtIsJustice: Samuel Hoi on art and human rights

#ArtIsJustice: Samuel Hoi on art and human rights


Art is a way to shift reality and make impact beyond the cultural field. For example, at the height of the European migrant crisis, Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson of Good Chance Theatre, they heard about this refugee and migrant camp in northern France. ♫ [rhythmic music] ♫ They work with these refugees from different countries, different circumstances, and created this communal cultural space. The need for expression— that is as important as food and shelter. They brought international attention to it. That’s bringing art and life together. The art in this case is genuine, authentic, collaborative. It is a piece of art, but at the same time it has so many other possibilities.

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