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'The Visitors' by Ragnar Kjartansson: when the text is the experience

Everything that museum professionals have long been waiting for a museum exhibition to achieve but which has not yet been invented.

The only possible way to start my essay about the installation-work… 930 more words

Exhibitions

"The Cypriot Fiddler" film screening

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to the screening of The Cypriot Fiddler, a new documentary by Nicoletta Demetriou, which showcases the important cultural role that fiddlers (fkiolarides/kemaneciler) in Cyprus, both Turkish- and Greek-Cypriots, played during the mid-twentieth century. 427 more words

Cyprus

Dissertation Thoughts

I can’t stop freaking out about my dissertation, and I’m starting to enjoy that fact.

Some of you may have noticed that postings on our blog have been a little scant recently. 541 more words

Ethnomusicology

The Music of the Armenian Church. Presentation of a New Book by Krikor Pidedjian. Thursday, April 7

A new book by Krikor Pidedjian entitled, Հայ Եկեղեցւոյ Երաժշտութիւնը / The Music of the Armenian Church: An Historical Survey, will be presented at the Zohrab Center this Thursday, April 7 at 7:00PM in the Guild Hall of the Armenian Diocese in New York. 311 more words

Zohrab Center Updates

The Sound of Silence

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about silence. It’s been in the forefront of my thoughts since a friend of mine posted an article on Lifehack about new research detailing the health benefits of silence on mice (and in theory, humans). 875 more words

25TH OF MARCH – THE BIRTHDAY OF BÉLA BARTÓK, THE WORLD-FAMOUS HUNGARIAN COMPOSER

Béla Bartók is considered to be one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. He was an exceptional pianist, ethnomusicologist, the great researcher of Middle European folk music and a teacher at the Academy of Music. 338 more words

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