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African Artists “Making Worlds”

Thoughts on the African presence at the 53rd Venice Biennale

“Perhaps new worlds emerge where worlds meet.”
Daniel Birnbaum

When questioned by Frieze website Editor Sam Thorne about “the controversy surrounding the African Pavilion in 2007”, Daniel Birnbaum, Artistic Director of the 53rd Venice Biennale, stated that he would be “working with artists from African nations, as well as elsewhere, but… not call certain sections ‘pavilions’”. 1,779 more words

Questions

Teaching art is complicated, and, quite frankly, it is debatable if art can be taught.  So, if art “cannot be taught”, what should we be doing to make students’ time in the classroom valuable? 271 more words

Art

Wall Street: tonfo per SodaStream (-20,5%), deludono le stime di vendita

Wall Street e’ tutt’altro che frizzante per SodaStream. L’azienda israeliana di gasatori d’acqua e’ in picchiata di quasi il 20,5% sul Nasdaq, con azioni a poco meno di 22 dollari. 173 more words

What is the connection between SodaStream and Gaza?

Guest writer: Jacob Udell

A few months ago, during the days when the occupation seemed somehow more mundane, back when over 100 senseless deaths in the span of 24 hours would have felt unexpected, … 754 more words

Reflections & Analyses