Tag: Volume 33 – Issue 2

Art & Politics

Thank you. To both our readers, but especially to our writers, thank you. Thank you for your patience, thank you for your...

RETROSPECT

CORONAVIRUS – In December 2019, citizens of Wuhan, China were diagnosed with an illness which later became known worldwide as coronavirus or COVID-19. The...

The conductor’s baton is mightier than the sword: The West-Eastern Divan...

Daniel Barenboim is an acclaimed Argentine-Israeli pianist and conductor of several leading orchestras, including the Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Staatskapelle...

The politics behind Picasso’s art.

Can we distinguish the art from the artist who makes it? When we get to know the political affiliations, lives and controversies of...

Russian magic

Every child grows up with stories – myths, legends, fairytales. These stories shape our knowledge in our younger years, and in this...

Art as propaganda – mightier than the sword

Arno Breker once said that his sculptures had “nothing to do with politics… for good art is above politics”. This German artist, oftentimes referred to...

TikTokTotalitarian: China’s latest weapon?

The Internet serves as a contemporary battlefield where China’s complicated relationship with the media plays out. The Chinese government has cultivated a situation where the...

The art behind flags: what can we learn from it?

Vexillology is the study behind the history and the design of flags. This isn’t just some niche hobby. The NAVA, the North American Vexillological...

“I’m not racist, I’m a satirist!”

In the age of social media, satire is almost omnipresent in our everyday media consumption. Who has not seen a meme making fun of...

Red flags and comments

Red flags and comments. And actions. And you wouldn’t-                                                               You wouldn’t.

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