A Tennessee school board banned a decades old novel about the Holocaust. The book titled “Maus” instead became an Amazon bestseller.
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.
Hong Kong’s oldest university covered up one of the last public memorials to the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown Saturday,
Imported films in China are often altered to show that the law enforcement always trumps the villain. Fight Club is also getting a makeover.
Democracy Chronicles has featured thousands of articles covering all things democracy and for each article, the goal is always to include great images.
Iranian poet Baktash Abtin died after being arbitrarily detained. He is the latest victim of Iran’s repression of the freedom of expression
The movie itself takes a deep dive into how messaging and our hivemind contribute to misinformation and denial of scientific fact.
A new collection I have put together to highlight some of my favorite artistic creations that highlight my African Democracy Memes.
Hong Kong University officials have dismantled the ‘pillar of shame’ erected to memorialize the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre.
Over 300 major figures from the art world have called out Cuba, asking it to put an end to state-sponsored violence against artists.
“Revolution of Our Times,” a Hong Kong protest film directed by Kiwi Chow, has won an award at the Chinese-Language Oscars in Taiwan.