Video Duration 02 minutes 32 seconds

Philippines: Artists protest authoritarianism through their work

Philippine artists are using their talents to fight back against a government they accuse of silencing free speech.

Artists in the Philippines are using their craft to fend off what they call creeping authoritarianism.

As the government tightens its grip on the media and other basic freedoms, artists are taking their fight into the realm of the abstract.

 

Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila about their abstract messages.