Stories about Arts & Culture from October, 2017
The theatre was built in the late 19th century with the wealth from rubber exploitation in the Amazon, which brought devastation for the indigenous communities in the forested region.
Thanks to increasing ties between the two countries, the number of Indians living in Japan has increased over the past two decades to at least 28,000.
In Japanese, the 'kyr' in 'Kyrgyz' sounds a lot like 'kill'.
"Takhti represented...a tradition, a universe of values with deep and ancient roots and in intense contradiction with the status quo."
Activists were arrested for 'insulting' Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić during the re-opening of a modern art museum in Belgrade.
The Ukrainian part of the global competition featured 356 participants, some 15,000 photos and over 1,860 natural heritage subjects.
Curious about Chilean cinema and culture? Look no further!
"The language categories we are more or less stuck with are organized vertically by nation-state."
Basque sheep herders left their mark in remote forests across the American West across nearly a century. Now their words are being lost to climate change.
"Long ago, back in 2016, everything was OK in the country, except the preparation of ajvar in public spaces. 'Around ten people have been fined for making ajvar'"
"How do you know you are indigenous? [...] It does not matter what we are called, we know who we are. It is you who do not recognise me."
"You have been blind to the facts that she was a victim of a child marriage and became a successful model and a biker without any support from the family"
"Not even in the period of the dictatorship was an exhibition with 263 works by 85 artists closed."
"To be Spanish is not to carry the flag, nor is it to furiously shout phrases of hate that I hope you don't feel."
"In the Mother GAIA series, breastfeeding is symbolic of how mother earth provides for us, feeds and sustains us."
"By banning books that provoke the mind to think critically, this government of ours showed its true color of being an authority of bigotry and anti-intellectualism."
Aoyagi Bisen's video of her writing one of the most complicated Chinese characters went viral in September.