My plan for Jerusalem

September 2009 -

Composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven gives an impression of his experiences during the preparation of a project in East Jerusalem.

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Ugandan art magazine chooses profundity

September 2009 -

"If art is not documented, it will die as soon as you die. When you die literally, or when you lose your touch." Artist and owner of Afriart gallery Daudi Karungi had that idea in mind when he started the art magazine Start.

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National identities theme of Jogjakarta film festival

September 2009 -

The JAFF film festival, that took place in Jogjakarta from 4 until 8 August, avoided commercial cinema and focused on social issues.

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Creativity and innovation at Maker Faire Africa

September 2009 -

Small-scale manufacturers and craftsmen from all over the African continent exchanged their experiences during an innovation fair.

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Redeemers and posers

August 2009 -

Until 2003, works made by Zimbabwean artist Kudzamai 'Kudzi' Chiurai (Harare, 1981) were a-political. Now things have changed.

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Broom exhibition in Rajasthan elevates the seemingly insignificant

August 2009 -

The Arna-Jharna desert museum of Rajasthan shows the social, cultural and economic importance of the - at first sight - humble broom.

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Graffiti offers structure for Brazilian youth

August 2009 -

Anouk Piket,  manager of the graffiti project during Brazil Rotterdam, explains why graffiti has a different and especially better image in Brazil than in the Netherlands.

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"Malians themselves need to know about the Bamako Photo Biennial"

August 2009 -

The Bamako Photo Biennial is enjoying increasing popularity. In Mali itself, however, little enthusiasm is shown for the event. Neither by the audience, nor by local photographers, says Amadou Sow.

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Tenzin Tsundue writes poetry for freedom

August 2009 -

With his poems, essays and short stories, the Tibetan poet-activist voices the outrage of the Tibetan refugees in India about the situation in their country of origin.

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Nicaragua

August 2009 -

Nicaragua is the second poorest country of Latin America and the structures of cultural policy are still barely visible.

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