Stories about Arts & Culture from September, 2022
"We believe the accusers have not read our books in entirety. We believe it is a form of terrorism to dictate what can be written and how to write it."
On September 17, 2022, thousands of people attended Otaku Jatra Fall 2022, a Nepali anime and cosplay festival held in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Protests erupted in Iran over the death of Mahsa (Zhina) Amini, a 22-year-old woman, following her detention by the country's morality police for allegedly breaking hijab rules.
Kathmandu-based filmmaker Deepak Tolange spotted a richly decorated Buddhist shrine from Nepal in the Museum of Asian Art in Berlin seven years ago and tried to trace its origin.
Despite the lack of guarantees for her safety, Banu took a risk and moved to Georgia where she is looking for a job and enjoying her freedom.
‘Public art provides a sense of belonging': Talking with Trinbagonian sculptors Sherlann Peters and Maria Diaz
Working together, Sherlann Peters and Maria Diaz created the largest public sculpture in east Port of Spain, and the only one jointly designed and executed by two women.
'The beloved Jamaican poet, performer and activist empowered her country to take pride in its unique language.'
Dowry, a centuries-old tradition in Azerbaijan is transforming. Newlyweds also are expecting less and encouraging their parents to save money.
Ganesh Birua is a young activist from the Indian state of Odisha. Rising Voices talked with Birua to learn about his efforts to bring his mother tongue to the internet.