ITI Sweden, ASSITEJ Sweden and the Swedish Performing Arts Coalition are presenting a panel conversation about freedom of speech and democracy. The event is on November 9, 2 pm CET in the framework of Swedstage Online , this years corona version of the Swedish performing arts festival. The panel: Nedjma Chaouche, Freelance journalist and facilitator, Nasim Aghili, Director and playwright , Louise Frisk, Secretary General Clowns without Borders Sweden, Astrid Menasanch Tobieson, Actor and director. The questions: Can art be used as resistance? Can art break down walls? Can art pave the way forward? Swedstage has also asked several of their peers around the world for short video statements which will be presented online.
After the panel discussion there will be a live chat with Srirak Plipat, the Executive Director of Freemuse.