Index on Censorship is one of the world’s leading repositories of original, challenging, controversial and intelligent writing on free expression issues. Index on Censorship continues to log free expression abuses in scores of countries world wide in its Index Index section, reports on censorship issues from all over the world, and has added to the debates on those issues.
Index Arts is a specialist arm of Index on Censorship, working in all art forms to promote and support freedom of artistic and cultural expression for disempowered, under- and mis-represented or silenced communities and individuals, both in this country and around the world.
The artistic, creative and cultural expression of all people is valued as essential to achieving a balanced, vibrant and responsive society; the arts are acknowledged as having an important role to play in bringing about change on a personal and societal level.
Index Arts aims to: