Category: Art News

The woman fighting for the arts amid conflict in Yemen By Saeed Al Batati

We meet one young Yemeni artist who’s working hard to change the perception of modern art in her conservative hometown, while struggling to raise funds for a flailing creative scene Abeer Al Hadrami wants to bring her paintings to the world through international art events. Photh by Saeed Al Batati We meet one young Yemeni artist who’s working hard to change...

Call for artworks, Art For Peace

ISLAMABAD, May 13 (APP):Asia Peace Film Festival (APFF) is bringing together a large number of artists from all over the country in an exhibition “Art for Peace” to strength the plural, diverse and inclusive identity of Quetta from June 17 to 19. This exhibition aims to open a creative contemporary space for artists from Pakistan, to share their thoughts on...

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is Erich-Maria-Remarque Peace Prize 2019 winner

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is the winner of the Erich-Maria-Remarque Peace Prize 2019. Every two years since 1991, the city of Osnabrück has awarded the Peace Prize, named after the world-famous writer Erich Maria Remarque, who was born in Osnabrück. This year the award will be presented for the 15th time. The Erich-Maria-Remarque Peace Prize, endowed with 25,000 euros, is awarded...

Capitalist Art and Hollywood Superheroes

Ever walked out of a cinema wondering what just happened, both in the movie and to your brain cells? What happened to film, and art and other things capitalism likes to devour. 7 May 2019 – We often hear about the role of (postmodern) capitalism in widening inequality, compromising elections and democracy, depressing wages and compensating for this with cheap goods,...

How an Ancient Indian Art Utilizes Mathematics, Mythology, and Rice BY ROHINI CHAKI

Kōlam festivals are one of the few remaining opportunities to showcase this slowly fading tradition. PADDY PHOTOGRAPHY/GETTY IMAGES BEFORE THE FIRST RAYS OF sunlight stream across the rice fields and mud roads in the Nilgiri Mountains, before they force their way through the high-rises in the urban jungle of Chennai and Madurai, the women of Tamil Nadu are up for the day....

Top Rwandan vocalist, cultural music icon Cécile aims to preserve and archive the cultural heritage

During her Easter Sunday “Igitaramo”, a get-together with close friends and Rwandan culture lovers, Cecile Kayiremba emphasized on her vision to preserve and archive the Rwandan cultural heritage; music, dance and poetry through Ceka I Rwanda, a non-profit organization founded by her in Belgium in 1996. According to her, an important work has to be done to preserve the Rwandan...

Leonardo Da Vinci Revisited: How a 15th Century Artist Dissected the Human Machine

Susan Broomhall and Ivan Marusic – The Conversation   On the 500th anniversary of his death, this series brings together scholars from different disciplines to re-examine the work, legacy and myth of Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci’s anatomical drawings and mechanical designs reveal his fascination with engineering, motion, anatomy and ageing. Google Art Project, via Wikimedia Commons. 15 Apr...

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE: Pour publication immediate

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour publication immediate Goma, le 29 Mars 2019. Vernissage ce lundi 1er Avril de l’installation photo – vidéo Transcend d’une dizaine d’artistes congolais à l’Université de Pennsylvanie, aux États-Unis. Cette première américaine aura lieu pendant la commémoration du 30e conférence PHENND sur le thème Trauma institutions d’ancrage. Transcend est le résultat d’un atelier à Goma (Juin 2017)...

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