Art

"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00am
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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

[OP-ED]: Put down your device and try talking with someone

 03/21/2017 - 13:52
In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.
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Voices from all walks of life are uniting to spread the word about the importance of getting back to more face-to-face conversations and fewer “likes” and tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

[OP-ED]: Deja ese aparato y trata de hablar con alguien

 03/21/2017 - 13:47
 
En 2016, el libro de Cal Newport “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World”, básicamente decía a sus lectores que se desconectaran del mundo virtual para alimentar su capacidad de realizar trabajo de alta concentración y valor.
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Diversas voces de todos los ámbitos se unen para recalcar la importancia de las conversaciones cara a cara, en desmedro de los “gusta” y los tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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En 2016, el libro de Cal Newport “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World”, básicamente decía a sus lectores que se desconectaran del mundo virtual para alimentar su capacidad de realizar trabajo de alta concentración y valor.

Un periodista es el presunto ladrón de camiseta de Tom Brady

 03/21/2017 - 09:43
El FBI encontró este lunes la camiseta que Brady visitó en el histórico partido en el que su equipo ganó en tiempo de prórroga por 34-28 a los Falcons de Atlanta, y que desapareció del vestuario de los Patriots. EFE

Mi Tierra: The American West as seen through the eyes of Latino artists

 03/21/2017 - 09:35
A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org
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Thirteen young Mexican-American artists explore the ideas of "home" and "place" in the American West in an exhibit called "Mi Tierra" at the Denver Art Museum. Artists tackled topics of immigration, identity struggle and colliding worlds.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:15am
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A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org

Alcalde: "My art reflects all that is going on in the contemporary world"

 03/21/2017 - 03:56
Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz
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Alfredo Alcalde, one of the best-known artists in Peru, considers it an honor to paint murals in Mexico, the nation that made them a signature art form of its culture.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz

When a Border Wall Becomes a Big Canvas

 02/14/2017 - 04:46
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists, reported The Guardian.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 4:24am
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists

A Pompidou Center in Bogotá?

 02/06/2017 - 03:18
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After Malaga and Brussels, Pompidou Center mulls branch in Colombia. "Artists have contributed to pacifying social life in Colombia,” says institution’s head Serge Lasvignes in El País.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 3:02am
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The Centre George Pompidou in Paris, France. Photo: Nikolas Becker/Commons Wikimedia

El Arte al servicio de la Política

 01/17/2017 - 16:54
Foto del evento #collectiveActionPHL. Foto Cortesía de StreetsDept
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Habiendo recaudado 20.000 dólares en tres horas durante el pasado fin de semana, #CollectiveActionPHL celebró una subasta de arte en silencio con casi mil asistentes. El evento se diseñó para recaudar fondos para 10 organizaciones de justicia social a nivel nacional y local.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Foto del evento #collectiveActionPHL. Foto Cortesía de StreetsDept

Art in Service to Politics

 01/17/2017 - 15:38
Photo of #CollectiveActionPHL event. Photo Courtesy: StreetsDept.
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Raising over $20,000 in three hours this past weekend, #CollectiveActionPHL hosted a silent art auction with over a thousand attendees. The event was designed to raise money for 10 social justice organizations at both the national and local levels.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Photo of #CollectiveActionPHL event. Photo Courtesy: StreetsDept.

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