Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Swaths of Tulle Billow from Site-Specific Installations by Ana María Hernando

 Art #installation #site-specific #textiles March 1, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Ana María  Hernando, shared with permission Fueled with a sense of rebellion, yards of colorful tulle cascade...

This Longing Vessel Transmits Dreams of Tomorrow

In African and African diasporic folklore, the Trickster is a figure that possesses many bodies. It rides a spider in West African legends...

Intricate Paper Animals Spring from Textured Sculptures by Artist Calvin Nicholls

 Art Craft #animals #birds #paper #sculpture All images © Calvin Nicholls, shared with permission In Calvin Nicholls’s sculptural forms, feathered and furry creatures are meticulously crafted from small pieces...

Artwashing a Dictatorship

Since at least 2011, Azerbaijan has used artists and art institutions for propaganda purposes to a degree that is unequaled in the contemporary...

Why Armenian Cultural Heritage Threatens Azerbaijan’s Claims to Nagorno-Karabakh

Around 3am on September 27, my phone buzzed with messages that Azerbaijan had launched an aerial assault on Nagorno-Karabakh — the landlocked, mountainous...

An Unusual Mother and Child Sculpture in Handaberd

The war in Nagorno-Karabagh (Armenian Artsakh) recently halted with the Russian-brokered peace deal of November 9, which mandated the surrender to Azerbaijan of...

The Complexity of Medieval Identities in the Caucasus

In 1240 CE, an Armenian prince by the name of Hasan Jalal Dawla attended the consecration of the Church of St. John the...

A War Over Patterns, Symbols, and the Cultural Heritage of Karabakh’s...

Away from the militarized frontlines between Armenia and Azerbaijan, a curious asymmetrical soft war is being waged between the two countries in regards...

A Photographer Documents Post-war Artsakh

Photographer Scout Tufankjian was glued to her screens like Armenians around the world following news of developments in Artsakh. After the ceasefire was...

Shushi’s Occupied Museums

On November 10, 2020, Azerbaijan seized ancestral Armenian lands in the democratic Republic of Artsakh following an unprovoked military offensive launched on September...
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