International perspectives on artistic freedom and the role of culture in society

IFACCA - International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies,
10 October 2019, Sweden

On Thursday 19 September, the Swedish Arts Council and IFACCA hosted an open seminar about freedom of expression and the role of the arts and culture in society, with an international perspective. The seminar was held in the auditorium of Garnisonen in Stockholm, Sweden. Magdalena Moreno Mujica, Executive Director of IFACCA moderated the discussion with Simon Brault, Director and CEO of Canada Council for the Arts; Patrick Sam, Chairperson of the National Arts Council of Namibia; and included contributions from IFACCA Board Members from Argentina, England, Ireland, Lithuania, Malaysia, and Solomon Islands.

Watch the recorded seminar