PEN America, Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) published “A Safety Guide for Artists”, providing a roadmap for artists facing a risk situation. The Guide is the first of its kind publication for artists, exploring topics such as defining and understanding risk, preparing for threats, fortifying digital safety, documenting persecution, finding assistance, and recovering from trauma.
The tips and strategies featured in the Guide are based on testimonies of artists who have faced persecution. The publication also includes a section showcasing “Artists’ voices” including interviews and testimonies form artists who experienced or are experiencing risk and persecution as a consequence of their art and work.
Access “A Safety Guide for Artists” here. The Guide is available for download as PDF in English, French and Spanish.