Emotional & Cultural Intelligence Through Art.

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Red lantern for Chinese New Year celebration
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Chinese New Year Symbols and Traditions

Every year between January 21st and February 20th, the Chinese celebrate the beginning of a Lunar New Year with a festivity called the Spring Festival. The celebration that marks the beginning of spring, starts on the first new moon every year and lasts for 15 days, ending with a Lantern Festival. As we approach the Chinese New Year of 2022 let’s take a look at some of the traditions, iconography, and decorations that have both festive and symbolic role. 

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The Practices and Principles of Shintoism

Shinto emphasizes worshiping and thankfulness to the land, and natural elements, simultaneously reminding us that we are a part of nature and that we can elevate our spirit only if we reconnect to our surroundings. 

Multiculturalism vs interculturalism
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The Transition From Multicultural to Intercultural Society

In order to explain the changing conditions in today’s society, two different but complementary terms were created: multiculturalism and interculturalism. In this blog post, we will dig into the differences between multiculturalism and interculturalism, and how they have both affected the world of art.

Wayne Thiebaud cakes
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A Bitesize History of Food Art

From the lavishing Roman feasts to Instagram photos of today, depictions of food have always captivated the human imagination. The fascination led to the creation of food art, a special genre of art that features food, drinks, and other edibles as the main theme or the medium for the artwork.

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