Are you a keen art lover or museum visitor? If so, could you give a bit of your time to fill in my survey?
Have you ever thought of arts modernism beyond a Eurocentric perspective? Have you ever imagined modernism can be expressed alternatively? Have you ever known that there was a huge connection between Belgian and Argentine arts?
Organized by the artists platform Place, the exhibition IN / BETWEEN PLACES was scheduled from March12 to March 19, 2020 at Ecole de Recherche Graphique (ERG) in Brussels. The show had to close the day after the opening for health reasons due to Covid-19.
The fight to save our climate is certainly no new battle. As globalisation, access to information, technology and its accessibility have inevitably increased in modern times, with all the positive aspects it has brought, has also created suffering and detrimental elements.
According to annual tradition, the cultural policy event of the Cultural Studies program takes place towards the end of the academic year. This year the event is called D.I.Y CAFe and is organized by us: Cathelijne Jennes, Lan Jacobs, Laure Verstreken and Rani De Leener. The name stands for Do It Yourself Cultural Arts Fair event.
Why is it crucial that migration stories are listened to? What can these stories reveal on a humanistic level? How do people respond to the current migration crisis happening all around the world?
For those of us doing research in the humanities, working in a time of isolation may cause us to question the impact of our roles as researchers, when we may be relegated to tasks as simple (yet necessary) as reading and writing.
Do you like watching crime series on TV or on streaming services? If so, the DETECt project needs you!
While we are stuck in isolation, online video streaming can offer some ways to pass the time. Recently two very interesting shows from the 1970s were posted on Youtube: UFO and Space: 1999.
There was a time, approximately around the beginning of the second half of the Twentieth Century, when comics were considered as a mere tool for entertainment. Back then, the academic debate on the use of violence in comics was mainly focused on the dangers of displaying gruesome acts by means of such a popular medium, accessed by such a young readership.