Archive for the ‘Artists’ Corner’ Category

Jason Derulo on Freedom of Expression

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on April 12, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“Music is a great way for artists to express themselves. But when speaking on world issues, artists need to be sure to be educated on a topic before trying to influence anyone. I want to use music for good, to make people smile, laugh, dance, create good energy.” Jason Derulo, American singer

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The Scorpions on Cultural Boycotts

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on April 12, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“I never believe in boycotts. Always believe in dialogue. People must keep talking.” – Klaus Meine, frontman of the band Scorpions

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Kevin Costner on Israel

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on April 7, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“I don’t ask anyone’s permission to travel. I’ve received lots of love here [Israel]. I wouldn’t have missed that.” – Kevin Costner 

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Ryan Kavanaugh on Art in Israel

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on April 4, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“Israel is a wonderful place to be an artist – a place where imagination flourishes. Israeli culture is refreshingly avant garde – making films, music, performance art and visual art that continues to push the envelope, inspire and empower.” – Ryan Kavanaugh, American businessman, film producer and film financier

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Stravinsky on Art

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on March 31, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“The essential aim of music . . . is to produce a communion, a union of man with his fellow man and with the Supreme Being.” – Stravinsky, Russian composer

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Bono on Art

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on March 31, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“Music can change the world because it can change people.” – Bono    

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Carlos Santana on Cultural Boycott

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on March 21, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“We are inspired to be performing in Israel this summer. Our belief is that music can be a healing force in any place on this planet. Our message is one of love, unity, harmony, mercy and compassion. We believe that forgiveness and peace for all people is within our reach. People of all colors and […]

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Adam Sandler on Boycotts

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on March 18, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“Proud of being a Jew and that’s what I am. I get that from my father and mother. I’m very pro-Israel and when someone says shit about Israel, and I know people say shit about Israel and they f***ing won’t play there… and when you go off on Roger Waters I love that you do […]

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Riverdance Troupe on Cultural Boycotts

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on February 27, 2016 in Artists on Boycotts, Artists’ Corner |

“Riverdance supports the policy of the Irish Government and indeed the policy of every other EU state that cultural interaction is preferable to isolation.” – Riverdance management, 2011 prior to the company’s tour to Israel (Photo credit: Prayitno/Flickr)

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India Arie on Art & Culture

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on February 27, 2016 in Artists’ Corner |

“…to sing and be with musicians from different cultures is my favorite things to do on the planet” –  American songstress India Arie on the joy of music and collaboration 

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Seal Singer-songwriter on Boycotts

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on February 27, 2016 in Artists on Boycotts, Artists’ Corner |

“I’m a musician, I sing, I’m not a politician. If I feel anything, I sing, it keeps things very simple”  – Seal Singer-songwriter on Boycotts (Photo credit: Eva Rinaldi/Flickr)

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Umberto Eco on Cultural Boycotts

Posted by Asst-at-Liberate-Art on February 25, 2016 in Artists on Boycotts, Artists’ Corner |

“I consider it absolutely crazy and fundamentally racist to identify a scholar, a private citizen, with the politics of his government” – Umbert Eco Italian Author (‘The Name of the Rose’)

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