When Art Precedes Life: On the Persecution of Kirill Serebrennikov
It is the role of civil society now to counter the painful relationship between art and government in Russia, and to prevent it from turning art into suffering. More
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Just hours before the attack, Salman Rushdie emailed @PENamerica requesting help finding safe refuge for Ukrainian writers. Over the years he has been devoted to assisting others who are vulnerable and menaced. May he survive this horror.
🧵 by current PEN America President @ayadakhtar:
I'm shocked and distressed to see my friend @SalmanRushdie has been attacked before a talk. He's a good man and a brilliant one and I hope he's okay.