Hello, my name is Liliana Saplontai and I am currently a senior at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. I am working on an Independent project, which looks at how the arts and creative expression can be used as an instrumental tool to bring about awareness, critical thinking, solidarity amongst people and thus promote social change. I am organizing a two day Mini-Festival to take place on the 5th and 6th of May, 2011. I am trying to bring a speaker from outside to come speak during… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on April 18, 2011 at 22:17 —
"Hot Summer is around the corner...
Don't miss breathing...
The Jean Fares Couture Breeze is blowing...
Embrace it. Hold it!"
JFC - "Breeze Me" Collection - Hand Made Press Release… Continue
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Whether on Red Carpet, in his Middle Eastern atelier or on catwalk, designer Jean Fares says YES! to his unable Corporate Social Responsibility to give up!
From the beautiful… Continue
Added by Norma Fares on April 2, 2011 at 12:19 —
Because "Hands that create, draw and plant are hands of Peace"
At the Brooklyn Art Project Show of March 2011
Added by Norma Fares on March 15, 2011 at 10:30 —
Our life is made up of moments that go by unnoticed, due to our daily routine.
What would it be like to capture this routine with a camera? What would it be like to freeze these moments of our life that, for many, and even for us, don’t seem to be very important?
Added by BLIPOINT Photography on December 10, 2010 at 19:18 —
Editor's note: The following originally appeared in Political Affairs, March 1985. It is intended as part of an ongoing discussion of theory. Here the author addresses some aspects of this question through the lens of culture.
In 1951, Paul Robeson made the following declaration at a conference in New York organized around the theme of equal rights of Negroes in the arts, sciences and professions:
There are despoilers abroad in our land, akin to those who attempted… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on June 14, 2010 at 19:25 —
"I love this Jean Fares gown I'm wearing now. It's so elegant and comfortable. It's an amazing designer," Paris Hilton tweeting about designer Jean Fares.
Brand: Jean Fares Couture
Concept & Copywriting: Norma Fares, sister of Jean Fares
Approval: Fares family
JFC_CANNES 2010 POST PRESS RELEASE… Continue
Added by Norma Fares on June 10, 2010 at 2:02 —
From all lines is our own Line. Track it!
Be who you are...
Gift yourself the gown that is you...
For you, my Lady, I create...I draw...I plant... "I Line"!
Committed to its CSR, Jean Fares is proud to share with you its 100% home-made press release!
"And the creation continues..." - Jean Fares Cout… Continue
Added by Norma Fares on May 27, 2010 at 3:30 —
On June 26th Talvin Singh and other world music artists are coming together to celebrate UN charter Day Commemoration with a party at Cargo in London.
Artists are taking action.
People are taking action.
Communities are coming together
Uniting for UN Charter Day.
June 26th UN charter Day Commemoration.
Top world music artists Talvin Singh and Carmen Souza give endorsements and exclusive performances to The… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on May 1, 2010 at 10:48 —
Poets, predominantly from South Africa and elsewhere on the African continent, will participate in the 14 th Poetry Africa International Poetry festival in Durban from 4 to 9 October 2010.
The extensive week-long programme includes performances, readings, music and book-launches Monday to Friday at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre (University of KwaZulu-Natal) with the Durban SlamJam and festival finale at BAT Centre on Saturday 9… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on April 20, 2010 at 16:12 —
After considerable successes in the eighties, during which he worked with famous performers such as Joe Zawinul and Grace Jones, it appears that the Malinese Afro-pop singer and song writer Salif Keita is making a comeback. The electronics that created such ambiance on his previous CDs has disappeared and M'Bemba, his next to last CD, is acoustic for the most part. He continues that path on La différence, his most recent CD. Keita recently declared… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on April 17, 2010 at 21:43 —
8 Visions members may be interested in an important new documentary by film director Deborah Scranton, "Earth Made of Glass", which will premiere at this month's Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. I'm featuring the trailer for the film, which fundamentally is a story about seeking the truth about Rwanda's 1994 genocide and finding the courage to decide for or against revenge. Two men's stories are told, those of Rwanda's president Paul Kagame and of genocide survivor Jean Pierre Sagahutu.… Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on April 7, 2010 at 15:53 —
HIFA will stage a 6 day annual festival and workshop program that showcases the very best of local, regional and international arts and culture in a comprehensive festival program of theatre,dance, music, circus, street performance, spoken word, visual arts. HIFA has come to be seen as an important symbol of something positive about Zimbabwe, unifying socially and culturally disparate groups of Zimbabweans at a time of ideological conflict and… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on April 6, 2010 at 9:50 —
In kicking off this blog (also posted here:http://speakartloud.wordpress.com
) I though I would share a bit about what art means to me and how art has added value to my life.
Art plays an important role in my life and I truly believe that art has helped me to become a better person. Engaging with art, and by that I mean making art, viewing art or participating in an art event, has helped me to become a more patient and thoughtful person,… Continue
Added by Sally Peters on March 30, 2010 at 22:32 —
My feature, "Haiti Montage", offers three perspectives on Haiti, those of a poet, a documentary filmmaker, and a cameraman.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 28, 2010 at 16:26 —
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In Spring of 2013, one million bones - made by an international community of artists, activists, and students - will flood our nation's capital.
One Million Bones is a fundraising art installation designed to recognize the millions of victims killed or displaced by ongoing genocides occurring on our watch.
Their Mission is to increase global awareness of these atrocities while raising the critical funds needed to protect… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on March 27, 2010 at 7:57 —
Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.
Visual AIDS is the only contemporary arts organization fully committed to HIV prevention and AIDS awareness through producing and presenting visual art projects, while assisting artists living with HIV/AIDS. We are committed to preserving and honoring the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the… Continue
Added by Rini Hartman on March 14, 2010 at 7:13 —
Added by Rini Hartman on March 11, 2010 at 16:14 —
...until all are fed
Pledges at Jacob's Join: ...until all are fed
fund the production of a CD featuring hymns, songs & spirituals from around the world. AND... the Presbyterian Hunger Program
receives 10% of our… Continue
Added by Bryan Field McFarland on March 5, 2010 at 12:01 —