Entries by Creating Rights

The Ship of Tolerance

By Juliette Remond-Tiedrez, In the middle of London, in between the Tate Modern museum and Saint Paul’s cathedral stands, or rather floats, the Ship of Tolerance, 14th edition. Picture taken by Alexander Royall The Ship of Tolerance is a patchwork of paintings made by schoolchildren with different ethnic and social backgrounds. In the case of the […]

Picasso and the War

By Juliette Remond-Tiedrez When I think of Picasso, I think of weird shaped and coloured women. Of course, I think of Guernica too but that only comes later, and little did I know of the artist’s actual political commitment. Therefore, when answering the Musée de l’Armée’s survey, I check the box “totally agree” to the […]

Acting Together on the World Stage (the documentary and toolkit) – Review

By Juliette Remond-Tiedrez In 2011, Theatre Without Borders and Brandeis university’s programme in Peacebuilding and the Arts created an Acting Together on the World Stage: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict documentary and toolkit. Combined with a two-volume anthology (which will not be reviewed here), the documentary and the toolkit form part of a […]

Threat of an erosion of Second World War Era Restitution Principles

By Nolwenn Guibert On 3 December 1998, 44 governments participating in the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets endorsed what came to be known as the “Washington Principles” for dealing with artwork confiscated by the Nazi Regime during the Second World War. The Washington Principles establish, inter alia, that in assessing whether a work of art […]

“Who killed my brother?” The story of Luciano Arruga

By Njomza Miftari  “Enforced disappearances” is a phrase that is not frequently mentioned in the European human rights context, however, this is not the case in regions such as Latin America where enforced disappearances has dreadfully impacted thousands of families in the last decades. “Who killed my brother?”, is a documentary directed by Ana Fraile […]

Women are heroes by JR

By Juliette Remond-Tiedrez  I went to JR’s exposition Momentum at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (in English European House of Photography) in Paris mainly because I was interested in one of his projects: Women are heroes. Maybe I should warn you that, if you decide to go to this exhibition after reading this article, you […]