This lecture is centred around the influences of Spanish colonialism on Cuban art and how its newly found independence led to the start of Cuban modernism. It is the first talk from Cuban Art series.
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LEVEL hosts monthly TED Circles and wants to invite you to our next conversation - Agree to Disagree!
Referring to Japanese wisdom of Samurai has been insightful to approach modern battlefields. The conduct of self discipline and respectful, ethical behaviour was to become the role model behaviour for modern lifestyle. We will learn 7 key values that remainrelevant till today.
We are inviting you to join our unique event - Calligraphic Meditation. We will focus on practicing Japanese calligraphy in a very mindful way: drawing symbols and characters from the core of our bodies, aligning posture, breathing and senses, focusing on our inner emotional state, we will create a channel to release our inner feelings.
Join us as we explore the history of cross-dressing, drag and performance intent on queering gender expression. We will delve into the vast array of genres in which drag has appeared, investigate drag kings, queens, things, bio queens and creature drag and discuss the future of the art form given its meteoric rise.
For LGBT Pride Month we will be hosting a lecture on Exploring Gender through contemporary art. In this session we will focus on artists who have radically transformed the way sexuality and gender are portrayed in art, challenging what was once deemed to be taboo topics and confronting the viewers to revaluate their preconceptions.
In this talk we will explore Japanese art and examine how we can embrace and cherish both - femininity and masculinity in our life. We will also study Japanese Samurai to appreciate their approach, how to be a warrior during times of war and how to show compassion, care and civilian duty during times of peace.
In his lively talk – aimed at both curious outsiders and seasoned street culture veterans – Gavin will lift the lid on the, often surprising, history of counterculture, while showing why they are at once wholly throwaway and absolutely key to the societies that spawn them.
After working on several art projects revealing dramatic ecological effects of overconsumption, pollution and waste, Chris Jordan finds the solution in beauty. Join our online talk and celebrate World Environment Day exploring alternative, peaceful and sustainable approaches to environmental issues.
Chinese language is perceived to be difficult due to its written system. What is the story behind Chinese characters? From its history, calligraphy and linguistic features, this lecture offers you a comprehensive understanding of the beauty of Chinese characters and some tips to get started.