Brushstrokes

Short essays on far-reaching topics


Volume 2, Number 2

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Art is Universal – Society is Local

Chankethya Chey

 

 

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Lessons from Lowbrow Art

Velani Dibba

 

 

Kevin Doyle

 

Low Brow to High Brow and the Entertainment Industry

Kevin Doyle

 

Ellen Heyward

 

New Territories for Literature in Contemporary Brazil

Ellen Heyward

 

 

Lolisanam Ulugova

 

Highs and Lows in Tajikistan

Lolisanam Ulugova

 

Jenna Ashton

 

Participatory Practices

Jenna Ashton

 

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Echoes of Silence

Eona Craig

 

Xenia Hanusiak

Silence, Voice, and the Dialogic Scream

Xenia Hanusiak

 

 

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Does Western Performance Give Voice?

Asif Majid

 

 

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Let’s Dance

Jane Saren

 

 

 

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You Have Seen Nothing In Syria

Jumana Al-Yasiri

 

 

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A Place of Seeing

Caitlin Nasema Cassidy

 

 

 

Marika Constantino

Today’s Trial is Tomorrow’s Testimony

Marika Constantino

 

 

 

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What Will Be Edinburgh’s Testimony?

Chris Creegan

 

 

 

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Theatre of Witness and Resistance

Devika Ranjan

 

 

 

MIke Anyanwu

Empathy: The Power of Healing

Michael Anyanwu

 

 

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Empathy in an Orphanage in Afghanistan

Mahtab Farid

 

 

 

Ann Henderson

Art, Labour, and Empathy

Ann Henderson

 

 

 

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Do You Hear What I Hear? Empathizing  With Many Voices in Cultural Production

Douglas Lonie

 

Shubham Choudhury

Imagine All the People

Shubham Roy Choudhury

 

 

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Why me?

Faisal Abu Alhayjaa

 

 

 

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The Tender Power of Anger

Reem Alsayyah

 

 

Consuelo Hidalgo

The Art of Resilience

Consuelo Hidalgo

 

 

 

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Can cultural production make people less angry at each other?

Arno Vinkovic

 

 

 

Abdulkarim Ekzayez

 

Culture Wars: Syria

Abdulkarim Ekzayez

 

 

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Caricature or pornography of violence?

Mikael Löfgren

 

 

Solomiya Shpak

De-communization in Ukraine

Solomiya Shpak

 

 

 

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Free Admissions Help Arts Organizations Build New Audiences. Not Really.

Ariel Stolier

 

 

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Reflections on Guerilla Art

Manuel Francisco Viveros

 

 

Natalia Mallo

How to live together? Or—Why do we go to festivals?

Natalia Mallo

 

 

Puneeta Roy

 

When Words Don’t Matter

Puneeta Roy

 

 

 

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Is cooking neutral?

Nik Shahrifulnizam Bin Che Rahim

 

 

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The reality of fear

Gideon J. Wabvuta

 


 

Volume 2, Number 1

 

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The Cultural Implications of Performance 

Christine Adams, St. Mary’s College in Maryland

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Destruction of Memory

Tim Slade, Filmmaker

 

 

 

 


Volume 1, Number 1

Baron_5Reading Cookbooks: Israeli food and the international relations of the  every day

Ilan Zvi Baron                                             Durham University

 

Cultural Diplomacy Practices in a Small Island State: A Case Study on Malta

Karsten Xuereb                                               Valletta 2018 Foundation

 

Political Contestation, Israeli Identities, and the Arts

Renée Marlin-Bennett
Johns Hopkins University

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