CULTURAL APPROPRIATION

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: A ROUNDTABLE: “CULTURE IS ITSELF an act of citation—of reference, response, and transformation. From Mayan iconography to Warhol, the Pictures generation to Nanook, orientalism to punk, art has copied, taken, simulated, re-created, and appropriated all manner of images, styles, texts, and experiences. When is such movement a form…

ArtCenter/South Florida New Fellowship Program

ArtCenter/South Florida announces The Recalibrated Institution, a fellowship program with the Bureau for Cultural Strategies The Recalibrated Institution Fellowship September 18-December 15, 2017 APPLY NOW Click here Application Deadline: July 10, 2017 11:59 PM (EST)From September 18 to December 15, 2017 ArtCenter/South Florida and the Bureau for Cultural Strategies (BUX)…

Platform “Music In Africa”

“Music In Africa” brings together the creative potential of 54 African countries: More than 120 English- and French-speaking authors from the entire continent write here about Africa's musical landscape. The website is primarily aimed at African musicians, concert organizers, fans and journalists – but also at interested individuals from all…

Curatorial Fellowship Opportunity in Miami

Pérez Art Museum Miami Announces Ford Foundation Curatorial Fellowship MIAMI – May 23, 2017 – Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) announces a new curatorial fellowship thanks to the generous support of the Ford Foundation. The Ford Foundation Curatorial Fellowship at PAMM is offered to underrepresented students who have completed their…

Miami Dade Cultural Affairs Grant Deadlines

    Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Cultural & Tourism Grant Program Deadlines for the 2017-2018 Fall Cycle Schedule of Grant-Specific Workshops Also Available The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs has released the deadline and workshop schedule for the fiscal year 2017-2018 fall cycle of cultural and…

2017 Fed Budget

Today, President Trump released the full version of his FY 2018 budget proposal, A New Foundation for American Greatness. As you may recall, the FY 2018 "skinny budget" was released in March and called for a total elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and other cultural grant-making…

Shutting Down the NEA

Statement from Actors’ Equity President Kate Shindle on New Proposal to Close the National Endowment for the Arts New York – Kate Shindle, President of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers, released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s proposed budget for…

Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”

Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”: "Only someone with a lying mouth, according to Yoruba oral tradition, would speak first and look for visual confirmation second.(1) Untold centuries later, the expression retains its value: photography’s maneuvers depend on the fact that truth is determined by the eye. The complete history of photography is…
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