Category Archives: Culture

2015 Film

A poignant film directed by 36-year-old Yared Zeleke and Ethiopia’s first entry in France’s prestigious Cannes International Film Festival, warmly received at its première, was shot in the highlands and forests of northern and central Ethiopia. Lamb tells the story … Continue reading

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For those who call the Brussels Airport attacks a fake or a conspiracy of the government

On the net appear different messages telling the pictures of the damage in the airport in Zaventem would be faked are in my view more a plot to undermine the West, created by people who see in everything some conspiracy. … Continue reading

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Rampaging, demolishing sacred sites and cultural heritage

At the beginning of April a shocking video founds its way on several international television station showing another horrible war crime by ISIS. In the moving pictures we can see ISIS militants using sledgehammers, AK-47 rifles  and bulldozers to destroy … Continue reading

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Cities not under fear but monuments feared

The stories, the videos, the acts of unfathomable brutality have become a defining aspect of ISIS, which controls a nation-size tract of land and has now pushed Iraq to the precipice of dissolution. Its adherents kill with such abandon that … Continue reading

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Rareties of Rogier van der Weyden presented at Museo del Prado

“The Crucifixion,” by one of the most celebrated artists of his time, the Flemish artist Rogier van der Weyden made near the end of the artist’s life, was brought to Spain in the 16th century. Once hung in the sacristy of … Continue reading

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Panamarenko’s exhibition

Yes the big lesson we can learn from this Antwerp Artist is never to give up your own dreams and to continue that in what you believe, persevering in your dreams and hopes, not getting you down by negative reactions … Continue reading

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M HKA – Panamarenko

Originally posted on Nil's…:
You may have heard his name – or even know about his art.It involves objects that could be flying, even a submarine and other technical ideas, insects and so much more that are turned into…

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My Panamarenko experience 2015

Originally posted on Viagem & Travel:
A few days ago my boyfriend told me: We`re going to see the Panamarenko exhibition in Antwerpen. Ok, will be nice, but who is Panamarenko? Don`t worry is a nice guy, you`ll like it. I…

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An eye on artist and visionary strange fellow Panamarenko

In the Museum for Modern Art in Antwerp, the MHKA (previously with the better name:  MuHKA) space was given to an inventor, technician, mathematician, philosopher and visionary who in the 1960 got lots of problems with the authority and got … Continue reading

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Walking with Jan Hoet

Originally posted on Unnumbered Impressions:
In his book Art Incorporated Julian Stallabrass analyses the growth of biennial exhibitions and other transnational art events in the 1990s, singling out tourism and municipal prestige as underlying motives. In extreme cases these events…

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