MUSIC AND THE ARTS
We place the arts – songs, literature, poetry, films, dance – at the heart of this project. Workshops accompany the exhibition, planned by local teams, led by specialists (in history, social change and the arts of social justice) and include the performance and teaching of songs for human rights in order to learn from them and experience the strength, joy and communal sense of freedom they inspire.
Read this article: Pete Seeger: The Man Who Brought Politics to Music
See Dorian Lynskey:33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs
Listen to this documentary: Freedom Songs: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
Maya Angelou: thanks for everything you gave us and all you left behind: Maya Angelou in fifteen quotes