Southern World Arts News
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
PARIS HONOURS SENEGALESE ARTIST OUSMANE SOW
On the first day of spring, Paris officials unveiled a striking artwork by Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow, paying homage to the artist who...
Monday, 25 February 2019
VIEWING A FILM ON THE ‘CALAIS JUNGLE’ BEFORE BREXIT
By Dimitri Keramitas Laurent Van Lancker didn’t intend to make a documentary about the “Jungle”, the teeming encampment in Northern...
Wednesday, 13 February 2019
IN BERLIN, A CUBAN FILM BY A BRAZILIAN DIRECTOR: Q&A
A documentary about a Cuban family facing an uncertain future had its world premiere Feb. 12 at the Berlin International Film Festival, one...
Thursday, 7 February 2019
SCHOLARS EXPLORE 'MADNESS' IN CARIBBEAN WRITING
By SWAN Nearly every writer from the Caribbean has a story about a “mad” character - walking the streets, disrupting complacency, reveal...
Monday, 28 January 2019
BRAZIL'S HERITAGE AND ARTISTIC COUNTER-NARRATIVE
By S. Williams A right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, was inaugurated on Jan. 1 in Brazil, the fourth largest democracy in the world. ...
Wednesday, 2 January 2019
A FEW GOOD BOOKS: DISTURBING, DEMANDING, NEEDED
The world doesn't require another “best of” list, so we’re not going to compile one. What we wish to do instead is invite readers to ch...
Thursday, 20 December 2018
FOREST WHITAKER SCREENS 'THE FORGIVEN' IN PARIS
The French release of “The Forgiven” takes place early January 2019, but a select number of moviegoers got to see the film Dec. 15 when Ame...
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
ARTISTS EXAMINE LINKS BETWEEN CREATIVITY AND AI
Valérie Oka wants to break down the barriers between art and digital technology. The Ivorian-French artist mixes conventional techniqu...
Friday, 30 November 2018
ONE LOVE: REGGAE OF JAMAICA ON UN'S HERITAGE LIST
Reggae music of Jamaica has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List, a compilation of the oral and intangible treasure...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
‘DILILI IN PARIS’: A KIDS’ FILM WITH A GLOBAL MESSAGE
By Dimitri Keramitas Little Dilili, the heroine of Michel Ocelot’s new animated film Dilili in Paris , comes all the way from Kanaky (New...
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