akaKurdistan: Photography and Citizenship as Praxis

May 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Creative Actuality, News

In the early 1990s, documentary photographer Susan Meiselas traveled to Northern Iraq to document the remains of destroyed villages and mass graves in the aftermath of Saddam Hussein’s al-Anfal Campaign. This work led her to embark on a visual investigation of the Kurdish history over the last century.

Israeli writer, artist Amos Kenan dead at 82

Aug 5th, 2009 | By | Category: News

Amos Kenan, prominent Israeli writer, artist and journalist, whose writing and art helped define modern Israeli culture, has died in Tel Aviv. He was 82. He was known for his newspaper columns, plays and books, many of which satirized the Israeli government and organized religion, and also as a prolific painter, sculptor and movie director. [...]