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Paris Conference: Total Assault on the Culture

Scholars, poets, writers, translators, and artists to celebrate the works of Claude Pélieu and Mary Beach. Featuring Benoît Delaune, Jacques Donguy, Franca Belarsi, Matthieu Perrot, Bruno Sourdin, James Horton, Pierre Joris, Gérard-Georges Lemaire, Peggy Pacini, Pamela Beach-Plymell, Antonio Bonome, and Raphael Haudidier. Click the images below to read the program notes. ° ° ° ° ° °
Tags: Art, Paris, Ajblogs, Claude Pélieu, Mary Beach Featuring, Raphael Haudidier


Meet Little Amal, the puppet girl refugee about to walk 8,000km

Later this month, in one of the most ambitious live artworks ever staged, a giant puppet will trek from the Syria-Turkey border to Manchester, in a moving-theatre show of solidarity with asylum seekersOn the last Tuesday of July, a big little girl will step out into a Turkish city, a few miles from the Syrian border, to begin an 8,000km trek to Manchester. Little Amal is nine years old and is searching for her mother, who went off to find food and never returned. She is the central, and only, c...
Tags: Theatre, Syria, Culture, Stage, Manchester, Refugees, Stephen Daldry, Performance art, Puppetry, Syria Turkey, Little Amal, Manchester Little Amal


Paula Rego: ‘Making a painting can reveal things you keep secret from yourself’

On the eve of her biggest ever UK show, the figurative artist recalls a 70-year ‘non-career’ tackling fascism, abortion, tragedy and the solidarity of womenWhen a Paula Rego retrospective at Tate Britain was first suggested three years ago, it was welcomed as an irresistible – an inevitable – proposal. For, as the show’s curator Elena Crippa observes, there is only a handful of contemporary female artists who have achieved comparable status. And there are not many artists who have made women the...
Tags: Art, UK, London, Women, Culture, Art and design, Portugal, Abortion, Camden, Tate Britain, Paula Rego, Rego, Elena Crippa, Cas Willing, Lila Nunes



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