Category Archives: Culture

Walking with Jan Hoet

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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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2014 Personalities and Obituary

In 2014 Culture I looked at some figures which attracted a lot of people from all genres. Their strangeness might have pulled a lot of attraction by the press, but also their professionalism should be remembered for 2014. In the … Continue reading

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2014 Culture

Theatre productions “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown“, the frenetic 1988 comedy that first brought film director Pedro Almodóvar to the attention of a wider international audience. After a short run on Broadway in 2010, Women on the … Continue reading

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2014 Social contacts

Over the past few years you may have noticed a change in the way you are consuming content. With more and more large companies looking to find ways to connect to their ideal consumer there has been a shift in … Continue reading

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Disturbing language inbalance

Disturbing you may say the least, when walking around the streets around the capital of Europe. In a country where you would think people would be able to speak at least one of the main languages, it is incredible lots … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 11

George Pepper at the European Sting saw with a superfluity of hypocrisy and a thirst for positive media exposure the European political leaders marching last Sunday in the streets of Paris, to tell the world ‘Je suis Charlie’. He is … Continue reading

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Need to better understand how attractive cultural environments lay the foundations for economic prosperity

As CIGH Exeter writes in “Culture Makes All The Difference: Reclaiming the Culture of Economics” We need to better understand how attractive cultural environments lay the foundations for economic prosperity. We need to establish more firmly the link between cultural diversity … Continue reading

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Left behind for economical emigration

Few years ago parents fled the Ceaușescu regime in Romania. Teodora Ana Mihai spends several months in the life of one such family where the kids are being left behind because of economic migration, as hundreds of thousands of citizens … Continue reading

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Turkey anno 2002 #2 Antalya and Side inside out

With it 378,726 citizens in 1990 Antalya looked a vibrant city were I was very well treated in a very modern hospital, though I had paid for an all in hotel only my wife and son could stay there while … Continue reading

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Turkey anno 2002 #1 Aspendos

In the palindrome year, the first since 1991, a few moths after the 17th FIFA World Cup and months before Turkey’s 15th general election was held on 3 November 2002 following the collapse of the DSP-MHP-ANAP coalition led by Bülent … Continue reading

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