THE ARTS ON LIVING TOGETHER / HUMANS AND NATURE
from crises to inspiration and transformative invention
Mass for the Endangered
Text by Sarah Kirkland Snider and Nathaniel Bellows
Video art by Deborah Johnson
"Breathtaking beauty" -- New York Times
"A prayer for endangered wildlife and their imperiled environments...elegiac and affecting." -- The Wall Street Journal
Photojournalists Teru Kuwayama, Balazs Gardi and Tivadar Domaniczky were embedded with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, in southern Afghanistan, 2010-11 to produce Basetrack, a Knight Foundation funded, revolutionary online project that connected battalion members with their families and others around the globe. It became an indispensable tool of citizen journalism, documenting a range of perspectives on the emotional tolls of war.
On sustainability in Afghanistan - Photography and Interview with photojournalist Teru Kuwayama.
When are "sustainability" benchmarks unsustainable?
Featured in Centerpoint Now, publication of World Council of Peoples for the United Nations, 2013
Opening soon: HOW WE LIVE TOGETHER, 4 short films by Anne Katrine Senstad with acclaimed actor Bill Sage, re-contextualizes French philosopher Roland Barthes's 1977 lectures in light of the complex realities of our contemporary world.
CENTERPOINT NOW, “Are we there yet?”
publication presents an unexpected take on the United Nations’ 75th anniversary, reflecting on the immense scope of the UN’s mandate through topics as diverse as the implications of space exploration, ethics for human health, the impact of peacekeeping, women and finance, traditional medicine, global migration, gender and climate change, architecture and energy solutions for the future, AI and humanism, the neuroscience of bias, overcoming the challenges of multilateralism, and more. The strong emphasis on art invites the reader to engage with the subjects on various levels. Centerpoint Now is a publication and copyright of World Council of Peoples for the United Nations. This special issue was produced in collaboration with Streaming Museum.
Rachel Corrie was a peace activist who died while trying to prevent the demolition of a home in Gaza. A film by Monika Weiss and music by Zaid Jabri performed by Palestinian musicians, remember her story.
Journey to locations unknown with friends or strangers around the world in the VR experience TAIL OF THE HEN by Swedish duo Lundahl & Seitl. Premiered in 2021 at STRP Festival (Eindhoven, NL) in collaboration with Streaming Museum.
CodeProfiles (2002, 2018) by W. Bradford Paley is an historic conceptual artwork made with code and inspired by leading modern and contemporary artists.
King Sahure and a Nome God, ca. 2458-2446 B.C.
Some Thoughts on Art as a Point of Connection Between What Has Been and What Can Be
by Yassana Croizat-Glazer, Ph.D.Founder and Principal, YCG Fine Art
Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of Michele Marullo Tarchaniota, c. 1458-1500
Of Poets, Human and Robot
by Nina Colosi, featured in Centerpoint Now, "Are we there yet?" Publication © WCPUN