Tagged With: activism

Defaced!

A survey of how money has been altered or destroyed as protest and art, from the suffragettes to Banksy.

Catégories: B1B2-3. Art & Power, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_1-2-Polemical art | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Defaced!

Plastic Art

Turning recycling into an art form An art studio with no brushes or paint.  Mbongeni Buthelezi uses strips of plastic melted and glued to the canvas for his portraits. When the South African studied art he couldn’t afford to buy expensive materials. So he found an alternative and now produces this unique kind of art. … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-6. Creation & Relation to Arts, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, B1B2-3. Art & Power, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Plastic Art

Banned books and digital resistance

As Calls to Ban Books Intensify, Digital Librarians Offer Perspective Posted on November 24, 2021 by Caralee Adams Image credit: Roger Nomer | The Joplin Globe From Texas to Virginia to Pennsylvania, there is a growing movement to challenge books in schools that some suggest are inappropriate for students. Concern goes beyond explicit content; it … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-3. Art & Power, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Banned books and digital resistance

Josephine Baker : from dancefloor to Pantheon

Dancer, singer … spy: France’s Panthéon to honour Josephine Baker The performer will be the first Black woman to enter the mausoleum, in recognition of her wartime work Jon Henleyin Paris Sun 28 Nov 2021   ‘Resistance heroine’: Josephine Baker entertains the troops at a London victory party in 1945. Photograph: Jack Esten/Getty Images   … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-2. Private Space & Public Space, B1B2-3. Art & Power, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Josephine Baker : from dancefloor to Pantheon

For 50 years, governments have failed to act on climate change. No more excuses.

Conflict and Covid make these troubling times, but national leaders must cooperate and take action now. Christiana Figueres, Yvo de Boer and Michael Zammit Cutajar Thu 2 Jun 2022 Leaders agreed to cooperate on threats faced in common at the UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, 1972. Photograph: Pressens Bild/AFP/Getty Images   At … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur For 50 years, governments have failed to act on climate change. No more excuses.

Architecture on TikTok

A strangely alluring cocktail of dad dancing and traffic chat From rants about famous buildings to unabashed property porn, TikTok is full of riffs on architecture and design. Our man enters a world of eccentric carpeting, lurid mansions and in-depth pavement analysis by Oliver Wainwright Tue 9 Nov 2021 Urban mysteries revealed … @louisatalksbuildings, @talkingcities … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: A2B1-3. Villages, Neighbourhoods & Cities, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_2-3-Rethinking cities, B1B2-8. Territory & Memory | Tags: , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Architecture on TikTok

Hong Kong has a new modern art museum

Hong Kong opens modern art museum as security law casts pall Multibillion-dollar M+ struggles to find a balance between artistic expression and political censorship A security guard walks in front of Bloodline – Big Family No 17 by Zhang Xiaogang at M+. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters Reuters Thu 11 Nov 2021   A senior Hong Kong … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-3. Art & Power, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Hong Kong has a new modern art museum

Is whistleblowing investigative journalism or spying?

How a proposed secrecy law would recast journalism as spying Duncan Campbell and Duncan Campbell Home Office plans would remove the public interest defence for whistleblowing, and could put reporters in jail ‘Endorsed by the home secretary, Priti Patel, the consultation into secrecy argues that press disclosures can be worse than spying.’ Photograph: Jessica Taylor/Reuters … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, B1B2-4. Citizenship & Virtual Worlds | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Is whistleblowing investigative journalism or spying?

The Extraordianry Treck of George Takei

 

Catégories: A2B1-8. Past within Present, AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_1-3-Equalities and inequalities, AMCT°_2-1-Frontier and space, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, AMCT°_3-2-Rivalries and interdependencies, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-5. Fictions & Realities, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion, B1B2-8. Territory & Memory, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_3-2-Anchoring and inheriting | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur The Extraordianry Treck of George Takei

Black Native Americans fight for recognition

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/08/us/enslaved-people-native-americans-oklahoma.html

Catégories: A2B1-8. Past within Present, B1B2-1. Identities & Exchanges, B1B2-7. Diversity & Inclusion, B1B2-8. Territory & Memory, LLCET°_3-2-Anchoring and inheriting, LLCET°_3-3-Migration and exile | Tags: , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Black Native Americans fight for recognition