Category: Poetry

Lida’s art manifesto “Humanitarian Art Manifiesto” 2008, School of Music, posadas MIsiones Argentina

Lida’s art manifesto “Humanitarian Art Manifesto” used during music event at the School of Music, in Posadas, Argentina.Event leader Ms Maria Elena Lopez Vinader (international music therapist working with blind children):

T:AP Network presents the new issue of The Chimurenga Chronic by Manifesta 12 bookshop

From Saturday 20 October 2018, the new issue of the Chimurenga Chronic was released and on sale at Manifesta 12 bookshop at Teatro Garibaldi di Palermo for 15 euro only. On Sunday 21 October at 5.00 pm, Dutch filmmaker and Manifesta 12 Creative Mediator Bregtje van der Haak will officially presented The Chronic to the public. The event was mainly...

#unborder collaborations

  Day #56, 20 October 2018, Lusaka, Zambia. “In Zambia we took a new route for our artistic collaborations, unlike last two countries where artists from one medium were collaborating with each other, we had cross-media collaborations. It was a great collaborative process as we narrowed down our thoughts into one word each person, describing the feeling we get when...

About Poetry and Peace by Mike Scheidemann

We should wonder why humanity’s most awesome creations came into being against a backdrop of social violence, political turmoil and religious hypocrisy. These symptoms of our flawed humanity might be neatly labelled, ‘moral breakdown’ and a society ignores its driving moral forces at its peril. I have the Renaissance and Reformation of Europe in the Christ-like figures or mother and...

Oasis of Peace by Rais Boneza

  Under the laden sun, Between the winds of sand That whisper between land and sky Arises the usual thirst, Appears an island of serenity Distant from boiling cities, A land of asylum Coming from oblivion, Helpful and refreshing Where grows the palm tree of peace

Poetry has a power to inspire change like no other art form by Kate North

Culturally, poetry is used in varied ways. Haikus, for example, juxtapose images of the everyday, while lyric poetry expresses the personal and emotional. Similarly, poets themselves come in a range of guises. Think of the Romantic poet engaging with the sublime, the penniless artist in their garret, the high-brow don, the bard, the soldier on the frontline, the spoken word...

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: ‘Resistance is the best way of keeping alive’

The Kenyan author was jailed without trial for a year in 1978 and as his prison memoir is reissued, he discusses the need to resist injustice @kylamarshell Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o believes in the imagination. Perhaps that seems obvious for the decorated Kenyan novelist, scholar and playwright, who’s been publishing for over 50 years. But imagination, and all art, for him,...

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