by Nicola Popovic “Say: ‘peace’!” Pictures are part of Emiliano Larizza’s work that won the World Press Photo contest in 2012 © Emiliano Larizza, 2011. An art exhibition of pictures taken in humanitarian settings always moves us, leaves us thinking about what we can do, what we have done, how we live and maybe even […]
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by Fiana Gantheret Scaffold The wooden installation by the American artist Sam Durant looks like a gigantic children’s play structure and stands on the grass next to the International Zone in The Hague, The Netherlands. The sign at the bottom of the stairs is daunting: “Access at your own risk – Children under guidance only – Beware […]
by Nicola Popovic “Art does not make a difference- until it does” – Werner Herzog talking about Joshua Oppenheimer’s movie, The Act of Killing 3rd of October 2013– The air in the room is unbearably warm after three hours spent watching the director’s cut and following the “questions and answers session” with the director himself, Joshua […]
THE EXHIBITION The Alliance Française presents a three months exhibition in the lounge of the Gember restaurant of GEM/ museum in The Hague. The exhibition is free of charge, orchestrated by the non-for-profit organisation Cartooning for Peace, and more information can be found here. Drawings, paintings as well as sets of pictures and articles produced by […]
Creating Rights is an idea born out of passion for both art and human rights, and the belief that art introduces us to other states of the world than the often crude and inevitable one we know. Art is a means to express a vision of the world which puts up a mirror to our own […]