Where does art stand in a political divisive context?

In a context of political conflict and oppression, art and culture face many attacks and threats aiming to repress condemn such forms of expression. Given the rise of political instability all over the world, incidents of censorship and persecution are more frequent than not, which leads us to reflect on the activist role of art and culture in such contexts. Taking from their own personal experiences, we invite three intervenients to answer the question: “where does art stand in a political divisive context?”.