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Artists should be able to express their emotions freely for the sake of democracy, says Prankur Chaturvedi

A video of one of Prankur Chaturvedi’s poems has run into difficulty because in it he highlighted the casual use of the phrase ‘anti-national’ in India – disagreement and criticism by an artist is not being anti-national.

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Major new theatre awards launches to discover the next Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba or Phoebe Waller-Bridge

The Stage, the world’s oldest and best theatre publication, has announced a new awards to recognise the best breakthrough actors and creatives in theatre. Anyone over the age of 16, making their professional theatre debut in the UK, is eligible.

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Exeter student creates UK e-platform for young wildlife photographers

Adorable wildcat kittens, European brown bears and even elusive wolverines are just some of the subjects shared by young photographers from across the UK, thanks to a student at the University of Exeter.

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‘Being you is all the credential you need to be a true artist’: Q&A with artist Timothy Young

Northern Minnesota artist Timothy Young got in touch with some responses to our very special Q&A. It’s uplifting, empowering and positive, but then he does aim to ‘instil a sense of self confidence in others’. Have a read, be inspired and be yourself

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Create, collaborate and play at Poland’s Palace Arts Residency and Festival

The underground film festival the The Palace International Film Festival (PIFF) – which has made a call for submissions – takes place during and as part of The Palace Arts Festival at The Prince Bishops Palace, Southern Poland.

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America’s love affair with Impressionism in new documentary The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism

From Exhibition on Screen, the creators of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, comes a new film exploring how the relationship between art and gardening blossomed across the pond.

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