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Lisa Fitzhugh on Art and Health

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

What is the relationship between the arts and the health of that society that fosters them? If we define the arts as the people, projects, organizations, ideas and philosophies that cultivate creative expression, then I…

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Tim Robbins: Our Better Self

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

By director, actor, and playwright Tim Robbins, 2005. So here we are again. A new year faces us, a clear message has been sent to Washington – and some might say the world – by…

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Clément Rosset & Raphael Enthoven

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

The Philosophy of the Double.  Parallel universes, globalization, and the awkwardness of Derrida. Interview by Raphael Enthoven.  Artwork by Clarina Bezzola Born in the 1930’s and a graduate of the prestigious l’École Normale Supérieure in Paris,…

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Franco Morretti: Sentences of Trees

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

interview by Andrea Hiott, 2007 In conversation with Franco Moretti – Stanford intellecutal, dissident theorist, harbinger historian. One might call Franco Moretti a literary theorist or critic, yet the way he illudes and illustrates the life…

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Dubravka Ugresic & Michelle Standley

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

On Building and Destroying the Ties that Bind There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. Repeating these words, Dorothy closes her eyes and begins to click her…

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Coleman Barks & Andrea Hiott: Rumi

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

Interview by Andrea Hiott, 2006.  Artwork by Ann van Poperingen. A Discussion of Love and Poetry with Renowned Rumi Translator Coleman Barks Sufi mystic and poet Jalaluddin Rumi was born in a small town in…

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Simon Goldhill: Love, Sex and Tragedy

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

An interview with Cambridge author Simon Goldhill about how the ancient world still influences modern lives. Interview by STONE GOSSARD and ANDREA HIOTT. In the opening chapter of Love, Sex, and Tragedy, Goldhill asks the following…

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Ji Lee & Michele Sala

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

Angewandte Kunst, Please Enjoy From Adolf Loos to Hal Foster to Nicolas Bourriard to Ji Lee –can an artist be a designer? Can design be a form of art?  Von Adolf Loos über Hal Foster…

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Kim Cascone & Brendan Dougherty

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

One Man Orchestra The club is full. All eyes in the room are focused on the man on stage. The man’s eyes are fixed on the screen of a laptop. He makes subtle movements with…

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Eivind Nesterud: Meet You at the Corner

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

From Godard to Bergson to Borges to Beckett to Pietroiusti, and then back to Bergson again – Eivind Nesterud collects images and inspirations in a montage that becomes its own form of art. Artwork by Claire Davis….

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Anna Rohleder: At Sunset

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

At sunset the smell of sandalwood incense wafts up from the downstairs portico, where our neighbor is doing pooja in front of her sacred tulsi plant, the pot decorated with a smiling goddess. The call…

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Paul Sarazin, Foreign Home

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

The Russian Germans There are three people sitting in a room together eating crumble cake and drinking coffee – one is from London, one from a small town in Kazakhstan, and one from Siberia –…

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Dune Johnson, On Stereotypes

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

Relating Fiction to Fact by Dune Johnson and the ICD interns, 2007 The day I set out from the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (icd) with some other interns to do these interviews, the excitement in…

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Brad Bassler: Moldavian Folk Wedding

By admin on Mai 26, 2015

I saw a group of Moldavian square-dance musicians At a countryside wedding performing a Beethoven sonata, Dressed in studded leather jackets. The wine was lovely, And freely flowed. None of the visitors to this event…