Barbara von Ow-Freytag

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‘The new activists like to reach out to the public through art.’ Activists attend an event in Volgograd in 2016. Photograph: Alena Alexeeva for the Guardian

An exciting wave of innovative activism is emerging across the former Soviet Union. I work for an organisation that supports civic activists and I see a new energy, self-belief and creativity that defies the pessimism permeating western debates about civil society in the region.

What’s refreshing about these Generation Z activists is that they’ve linked up with designers, tech experts and artists to test new forms of advocacy, campaigning and storytelling. This has led to a surge of online multimedia campaigns and interactive games on social issues. Some have used chatbots to offer instant support to victims of human rights abuses.…  Seguir leyendo »