We think of art as a relationship that constantly unfolds in the realm of the common, a process and a continuum. We see our role in this unfolding relationship as celebrating and supporting connections between art and social change. When we say art, we mean the ways we sing and dance together, the ways we listen […]
Arika is a political arts organisation concerned with supporting connections between artistic production and social change. We have been creating events since 2001.
Arika is a Japanese word, which a friend of ours 1 thought could give a name to our activities. We have heard many translations of it – ‘a secret hiding place’, ‘the location of all things’. But the one we like the best is – ‘a place where maybe you might find the thing you desire 2