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modern hero

Shaping heroism, a concept between myth and reality

The concept of heroism has been in the attention of artists, philosophers, and writers since ancient times. Models of virtues, perfection, and beauty, heroes and heroines have inspired people and remained in humanity’s memory for centuries. But how does the modern days hero look like?

December 2, 2022December 2, 2022

Underground yesterday and Underground tomorrow 

Underground culture linked under the same umbrella artists, philosophers, writers, or journalists who rebelled against the mainstream views to promote their own ideas. Their alternative approach towards the social norms differentiated them from the rest of the crowd and, for many of them, meant attracting loyal followers under the name of secret movements or spirit.

November 21, 2022November 21, 2022
architectural exclusion

Architecture, a tool for human segregation

In the last 50 years, scholars preoccupied with the issue of segregation have investigated in depth major factors that lead to people’s separation. New interpretations of how humans use architecture and urban construction tactics have shifted. Architecture intends to create for people an organized place to live but also succeeds in establishing limits with a powerful psychological impact.

November 1, 2022November 1, 2022
Naked black woman on a bed - artwork by Mickalene Thomas

A Brief History of Feminist Art

Feminist artists aimed to rewrite male-dominated art history and the tradition of seeing women as objects for male pleasure. Battle for gender equality and equal opportunities, led by the feminist art movement helped female artists gain grander recognition, in a male-dominated world of art. 

June 7, 2021June 13, 2022
Sculpture of Venice on an orange background

Decolonisation of the Arts and Heritage Sector

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.

January 25, 2021June 13, 2022