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· November, 2011

Stories about Arts & Culture from November, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Impressed with Miss Miles

Iran: Tehran Before the Revolution

Iran: TinTin in Tehran

Venezuela: World Meeting of Body Art Takes Over Caracas

This year, Caracas hosted The World Meeting of Body Art and some of its most striking expressions were shared through citizen media. Among these creations, indigenous peoples of Venezuela were...

Russia: Mount Athos Monastery Photo Exhibition

Japan: Coworking Magazine Launched

Video: Plural+ 2011 Awards Young Filmmakers

Youth from around the globe were awarded in New York for their thought-provoking short films showing their proposals for making society more peaceful and multicultural by addressing the topics of...

Mozambique: Poetry on trees

Trinidad & Tobago: Anya's Section Launch

Caribbean: Giving Thanks

Nigeria: Investigating Perceptions of Blackness, Gender and Place

Trinidad & Tobago: Anya's Designs for TRIBE?

Cuba: Censoring “El Chupi”

Barbados: Applauding Anya

Nigeria: Celebrating Nigerian Fashion in Abuja

Global: 1 of 7 Billion Short Film Competition

Mexico: Looking Beyond the Violent Portrait of Ciudad Juárez

Colombia: Bogota's Ignored Street Art

Chile: Citizens Fight to Save Valparaiso's Emblematic Elevators

Valparaíso’s 130-year-old elevators are teetering on the brink of extinction and locals are taking to the streets and social media to fight for them. The World Monuments Fund has named...

The Netherlands: A Holiday Season of Festivities, Costumes… and Racism?

In recent years "Zwarte Piet" (Black Pete), the dark-skinned companion of Saint Nicholas during the winter holiday season in the The Netherlands, has become part of a recurring debate as...

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