Browsing All posts tagged under »Art«

Beautiful Children

January 17, 2009


A Call for Empathy

October 25, 2008


This video titled “Mankind is No Island” recently won first prize at Tropfest NY.  Directed  by Jason van Genderen, it was shot entirely on a cell phone with a budget of $57.

Rainy Day

August 30, 2008


Blood , Art and Tears

August 20, 2008


Nadyat El Gawley On any day, the countries of the Middle East are among the top 10 headlines. The Palestinian /Israeli conflict, the war in Iraq, or the various wars in Lebanon. Not to mention the people detained in Guantanamo Bay or those on trial for ‘terrorist related’ activities in Australia. What does a person […]

Artists tell Tales of Colour

July 4, 2008


Last night, a spectacular exhibition of gentle stories , protest and critiques of conflict and its impact on people who live with it every day, opened at the Blacktown Arts Centre in Sydney . Art Centre Director John Cheeseman spoke about why there’s a need to see the Arab world and its diverse people unfiltered […]

A Day in Blacktown

June 6, 2008


I spent a morning yesterday in the biggest local Government area in Sydney and the second biggest in Australia. it was an inspiring morning where i met with arts workers and enjoyed a stunning exhibition by local artist Stan Florek at a cafe which served some very yummy falafels. There’s lots of good work being […]