Artists can be activists themselves, as a part of a political movement or organisation, but many times they cause political change singlehandedly without joining any pre-existing political force. In this blog post, we’ll look into the critical and emancipatory role art can have in society, as well as participatory art and propaganda art.
Author: thedifferentlevel (inna Didenko)
The art of calligraphy, or of beautiful writing, plays a very special role in the Islamicate world. Through a selection of poems, wise sayings, and visuals, this lecture aims to provide a window into the beauty of this living art form through the poetic imaginary.
A new talk dedicated to the exploration of regional culture and heritage through learning about traditional women's clothing in the Arab world
Latin American art covers a vast geographic area and includes a variety of diverse cultures. In this talk we will focus on the contemporary art scene.
War and Peace have always been powerful sources of inspiration for art. During this talk we will focus on particular artworks of XX century.
Join us as we journey through (a brief) history of concepts across the world and contextualise theory, action and aims of feminist thinkers, scholars and activists.
This 1h talk aims to look at case studies of performance art, comedy and theatre as a part of feminist movement.
Feminism and the extremity of thought. This talk will examine radical feminist thinkers in different parts of the world.
Examining the case for Environmental Feminism and exploring connection between climate change and feminism
Many European museum collections contain artefacts, taken from former colonies. Many people make the mistake of equalizing decolonisation of the arts and heritage sector with restitution and reparations for stolen objects. But decolonisation of cultural heritage, also means changing the institutions from within, opening them up for different voices and narratives.