Month: April 2022

‘Art for the Future’ measures the potential of artist-led political efforts –

by Greg Sholette Insurrection (1984/2021) consists of a short text screen-printed repeatedly on four adjoining panels that remain half-hidden under a lush thicket of synthetic flora native to Latin America. The phrase is taken from an 1858 treatise by archaeologist and former United States Charge d’Affaires in Central America, EG Squier, who promoted the white […]

Episode 6: Design | RNZ

As New Zealand’s cultural landscape expands, artists of Asian descent are sparking more inclusive conversations through their creative work. In this short documentary series, 18 Asian New Zealand artists from various disciplines reflect on how life in Aotearoa informs their work and sense of identity. In episode 6, we meet three designers using their creativity […]

The Scottish Government’s Town Center Recovery Task Force is awash with vague ideas but little real help – John McLellan

Scottish town centers need help, not vague ideas (Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images) Overseen by city council leaders to, according to Finance Secretary Kate Forbes, ‘identify the actions we needed to take together to support the recovery of the city centre’, the result is optimistically titled ‘At the heart of economic transformation’. . Predictably, it’s full […]

The honeycomb art project reflects Plymouth’s struggles with the pandemic

PLYMOUTH — With a shout out to “In This Together,” student artists unveiled the city’s year-long tribute to the global pandemic last Thursday. The healing art project, displayed outside the school’s headquarters on Lincoln Street, featured more than 1,200 individual artistic expressions of what the health crisis has brought to the city. The artists, mostly […]

Venerable Music Farm reopens

Long to come On a hot July day last year, Charleston Music Hall’s operations team finally signed the lease to take over the Music Farm. Charleston’s iconic concert hall had remained vacant and untouched since the COVID-19-induced closure in 2020. Music Hall manager Charles Carmody walked to the locked doors of 32 Ann Street in […]

Looking at Evanston: Design Thoughts | The cultural and commercial monuments of Evanston

When we think of landmarks, we usually think of historically or architecturally significant buildings. Many of the 150 places mentioned in Design Evanston’s book Evanston: 150 years 150 places fall into these categories. A few don’t. Institutions can be culturally significant to a community without occupying a significant building or location. Long-standing trade or service […]

Map Design and Built Environments in Video Games: Exploring the World of VALORANT

Map Design and Built Environments in Video Games: Exploring the World of VALORANT Screenshot of “Split”. Image via VALORANT Share Share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or Map design and the importance of built environments continue to be an integral part of gameplay in virtual worlds and video games, especially in the first-person […]

Hidden gems to visit in 2022

April 9, 2022 – As summer approaches, we can already hear different genres of music playing on the sunny beaches of Croatia, so it’s the perfect time to check out some of the lesser-known Croatian music festivals that are scattered all over the country. Croatian music festivals have been piling up over the last decade […]

Art Deco: how discovery, invention and fashion created a movement

Art Deco: how discovery, invention and fashion created a movement The interior of the Chrysler Building, Manhattan, New York. Image courtesy of Dorff/Wikicommons CC BY-SA 3.0 Share Share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or Art Deco or Decorative Arts was born in the 1920s, following the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial […]

UAE banks have work ahead of them as the central bank winds down Covid-related support measures

Dubai: As UAE banks continue to report a strong recovery, analysts and bankers are concerned that the full roll-back of the UAE’s Central Bank (CBUAE) liquidity support programs and other forbearance measures will impact overall loan growth, asset quality and profitability in the second half of 2022. A significant portion of the direct liquidity support […]


LL COOL J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Ice Cube, Rick RossLil’ Kim, The Diplomats ft. Camron, jim jones & Juelz Santana, Fat Joe & Remy MaJadakiss, Scarface, Trina, NORE, Digable Planets, and more to come, will perform live at Forest Hills Stadium in queens for the one night special event only. Each performer and artist has […]

Planning Board Ok | The North Sun

The redevelopment of the Meadowbrook Mart took a step forward with the March 23 action of the City of Jackson Planning Committee. The Board recommended that DMG Real Estate Holdings’ application to reclassify the property at 3153 Meadowbrook Road from the C-3 General Commercial District and R-1 Single-Family Residential District to the CMU-1 Commercial Mixed-Use […]

IU Music Students Protest Apathy Towards Campus Sexual Violence | news

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Queensland Music Awards winner embraces Taiwanese-Australian identity

Taipei, April 2 (CNA) For Taiwanese-Australian multi-instrumentalist Matt Hsu, his 70s-inspired hip-hop track “Welcome to the Neighborhood: Taiwan” (就當家裡), which won an award at the Queensland Music Awards 2022 (QMA) earlier this week was part of a process of addressing internalized racism growing up in Australia. The groovy track, which snagged the QMAs World category […]

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