8. Territory & Memory

China is trying to rewrite history

By banning Tiananmen vigils in Hong Kong, China is trying to rewrite history The Communist party is widening its attack on the legacy of 1989 – and criminalising a new generation of activists Fri 4 Jun 2021 by Louisa Lim ‘Last year, tens of thousands of Hongkongers defied a Covid-inspired ban to flock to the … Continuer la lecture »

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G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture

G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture Cornwall art installation created from 20,000 pieces of discarded tech highlights growing threat it poses to environment Mount Recyclemore, the giant sculpture of the G7 leaders, sits on a clifftop near Carbis Bay in Cornwall. Photograph: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Steven Morris Thu 10 Jun 2021 The seven … Continuer la lecture »

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Anglo-Trivia : how much do you know about the English-speaking world?

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Are statues History ?

from ABC Australia, listen to this very interesting presentation & analysis

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 8. Territory & Memory, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_3-2-Anchoring and inheriting | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Are statues History ?

Sculptures to mourn our dead.

A public space to grieve a soulmate lost to a virus. Tay, the Aids memorial, in New Steine, Brighton, by Romany Mark Bruce and Morris Singer Art Foundry. Photograph: Lawrence Suss/Art UK Dr Anthony McIntosh, public sculpture manager, Art UK Wed 3 Feb 2021 06.00 GMT   This striking memorial, in New Steine gardens, Brighton, … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, 3. Art & Power, 8. Territory & Memory, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, LLCE1°_2-1-Love and friendship, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_2-1-Expressing emotions | Tags: , , | Commentaires fermés sur Sculptures to mourn our dead.

Building a better future for Ireland.

Empire shaped Ireland’s past. A century after partition, it still shapes our present. Michael D Higgins Thu 11 Feb 2021 13.00 GM Only by remembering complex, uncomfortable aspects of Britain and Ireland’s shared history can we forge a better future Michael D Higgins is president of Ireland Ireland is currently engaged in a process of … Continuer la lecture »

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Native-American activism from the 1960s to present

Native American Activism: 1960s to Present

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 5. Fictions & Realities, 7. Diversity & Inclusion, 8. Territory & Memory, AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, LLCET°_3-3-Migration and exile | Tags: , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Native-American activism from the 1960s to present

Are statues sacred objects?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/23/trump-portland-confederate-monuments-racism-history Take it from a historian. We don’t owe anything to Confederate monuments. by  Timothy Snyder Trump spends so much time defending statues not because he cares about history, but precisely because he doesn’t. ‘The president of the United States has declared that the entities that enjoy rights are not people but monuments.’ Photograph: Steve … Continuer la lecture »

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Tate restaurant 1920s mural depicted as racist

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/aug/04/tate-removes-reference-to-amusing-restaurant-after-racist-images-in-mural-draw-anger Exclusive: gallery removes reference to venue as ‘most amusing room in Europe’ as calls grow for artwork’s removal The mural in the Rex Whistler restaurant depicts the enslavement of a black child and other racist imagery. Tate Britain has removed a reference to its restaurant as “the most amusing room in Europe” after complaints … Continuer la lecture »

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Disney’s Remake ‘Mulan’ is controversial

The problem with Mulan: why the live-action remake is a lightning rod for controversy by Jingan Young The remake of Disney’s hit animation has triggered pro-democracy and human rights protests in Hong Kong and around the world Disney remake criticised for filming in Xinjiang Ready-made warrior … Liu Yifei as Mulan. Photograph: Allstar/Walt Disney Pictures/Jasin … Continuer la lecture »

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