People the world over are welcoming 2020 in traditional new year celebrations. New Zealand and other Pacific islands were among the first to celebrate.
Political Artwork archive on Democracy Chronicles
These Political Artwork articles reflect the strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularly between various kinds of art and power, occurs across historical epochs and cultures. As they respond to contemporaneous events and politics, the arts take on political as well as social dimensions, becoming themselves a focus of controversy and even a force of political as well as social change. Also see our main section on Political Art or our extensive articles on World Protest.
These poems I would like to share with you here show that though our freedoms are presently threatened in this “land of the free & the brave,” people still seek this land, even with all its threats to our liberties.
Two recent documentary films about elections and election laws were made in Fayetteville and show voters having trouble voting in 2016.
Case illustrates a trend where the government’s attempts to intimidate and criminally charge Cambodians for expressing dissent has increased significantly.
Every major Russian media outlet had to chime in about the “Chernobyl” TV series by HBO. Although the foreign program airs only online to paying viewers.
Last we week we wrote about Badiucao’s inability to exhibit his work internationally and the subsequent challenges faced .
Film by Australian documentarian Ben-Moshe will be broadcast on ABC next week, showing career of the exiled Chinese cartoonist and street-artist Badiucao.
New book profiles Ramsey Muñiz’s endurance of close to three decades imprisonment including five years in solitary confinement, as a deeply spiritual man who hasn’t lost his sense of justice.
The hope of organizers of an Istanbul exhibition is to keep up the pressure to find those who vanished and ultimately to hold accountable those responsible.
Norman Rockwell is considered one of America’s most beloved and influential artists, painting scenes of ordinary Americans at work.