At the Stellenbosch Triennale, an exhibition of art that happens every three years, the current exhibition of work by Pan-Africanist artists re-creates the colonial and apartheid-era city of Stellenbosch in an attempt to see how art can make change and bring healing.
“It’s beautifully audacious,” [the slam poet Adrian “Diff” van Wyk] said. “This place just needs disruption, constant disruption.”
Read more in
this review by Siddhartha Mitter from The New York Times.
The curator Bernard Akoi-Jackson photographing Ibrahim Mahama’s elongated and stylized coffins made from local timber. The Ghanian artist finds new meaning in commonplace materials around him.Credit…Kent Andreasen for The New York Times
Read about the plight of those who fled Vesuvius.
, with a link to the sound: The Washington Post
Follow the links in the
article to read more and hear the voice.
Why would prehistoric humans decorate an object?
Cave paintings and rock art found in Suaweisi, Indonesia, “change the human story.”
Sulawesi hunting scene (Credit: Ratno Sardi)
The Tholos Tomb IV as reconstructed by the Greek Archaeological Service.Credit…via the Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati
Ancient tombs in Pylos are evidence of great wealth and trade with Egypt.
Read more here.
The outer gilded coffin in the sterilization tent before it was opened to begin the extensive restoration process in the restoration laboratory of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza.
Not seen since 1922…read and see more
This is so great! Neanderthal children, together with a few adults, left their footprints on a beach in Normandy, France. Read more
here. Amazing these survived WWII.
would prehistoric humans decorate an object?
…8000 years ago.
What do these faces mean? Find out
Quartz sandstone sculptures from 6300-5900 B.C.E. on display at the Museum Lepenski Vir.CreditCreditMickey Mystique, via Wikimedia Commons