Stories about Arts & Culture from December, 2018
"I have first hand experiences throughout my whole life. We live in a society that is still centered around colonial perspectives on history."
From long-time leaders stepping down to citizens rising up, a cautious hope surges alongside the continuous struggle. Here are our favorite stories from across Africa in 2018.
"It could help change mentalities regarding the treatment of the diverse groups that we have in Brazil, countering a hegemonic vision, which frames these groups in different and unequal positions."
New edition of Macedonian Twitter Calendar combines nude art photography with humanitarian fundraising
Macedonian Twitter users come together to support humanitarian causes by posing for a nude calendar.
"Are all these measures to enhance and promote Chinese culture or a sign of losing confidence on one’s own culture?"
Over a weekend in November 2018, 25 young girls from Oaxaca learned about photography techniques from instructors of the Museum of Photographic Arts.
Given Japan's year of natural catastrophes, the Japanese Kanji Proficiency Society thought that “disaster” was a suitable symbol for 2018.
"We believe that Filipino language and literature is vital in deepening the critical, creative, free, and liberating capacities of students and people."
"In light of the adversity I have encountered, I feel the need to stress that my only desire going forward is peace and love."
An epic poem titled “Death in Dallas” reflected the popularity of United States President John F. Kennedy in the former Yugoslavia.
"You are such a bastard guy, I just want to say goodbye. May God bless you where you are. You boring man with no plan. With no plan!"
The demons enter homes to scare children until being placated with sake. In other variations of the ritual, the demons will chase children through the streets to scare them.