Stories about Arts & Culture from November, 2018
"Ch’in Ajvali" was released in November 2018 by the independent Argentinian publisher Los Injunables, which published an Aymara translation of the same book in 2016.
Husky is no liberal minstrel, but fellow rappers rushed to his support when he was arrested. Then a state TV executive bragged about the Kremlin's efforts to release him.
As a response to the 40-million-view music video, the Thai government launched its own rap song celebrating innovation and progress (it flopped).
"When so many citizens have to focus so much of their effort on just survival, it’s little surprise that people have lost the habit of going to art galleries..."
"I really hope one day our country will be regarded as an independent entity. This is my biggest wish as a Taiwanese."
Since the 1950s, Hong Kong has had a proud tradition of exile literature and art. Recent events suggest they're under threat.
“I understand Dutch affection for Zwarte Piet is born out of a warm, and well-meaning Christmas tradition. But I cannot excuse it.”
"I wanted to create awareness of 'Colorism' and it was ... done intentionally to create shock value so that I could ... deliver the message in my music," Spice said.
Life after Manus: Talking to Iranian cartoonist Eaten Fish about life in and out of Australia's detention camps
"I had to steal papers from workers and it took me more than two years to send my drawings out. It is the only reason why I am still alive."
"[...] being African is really more complex as well and it’s not just one thing. There are different definitions and different interpretations and I just happen to be one of...
"Choosing power as one of the main topics of my work is rooted in the desire to drag it down to the ground and make fun of it."
The event was seen by many as a test of the limits of free speech in Hong Kong.
Indian Ambassador Sandeep Kumar bids farewell to Croatia's government officials by giving away some of the paintings he made during his three-year term in the country.
We have listed here a few of the Brazil headlines that didn't make it across to English-speaking media.
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickenson is granted honorary citizenship for the moral support he gave the people of Sarajevo during a 1994 visit to the besieged city.