Tag Archives: tolerance

Racism is not over, but I’m over racism.

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Deconstructing Reconstruction

The historical period of Reconstruction reads almost like a Shakespearean tragedy. The players are awash in tragic flaws, the consequences of events are sometimes devastating, even overwhelming, often dramatic. Hopes and dreams are dashed against the rock of reticence, racism, … Continue reading

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Repairing the world

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the UN seven years ago, commemorating the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Shoah Foundation, founded by Steven Spielberg, after the filming of Schindler’s List, is an archive of over 52,000 … Continue reading

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Great irony, historical synchronicity, opportunity

Jitish Kallat, an Indian artist, has created a provocative site- specific piece, Public Notice 3, at the Art Institute of Chicago which opened on September 11 last year and will remain on display until today, September 11, 2011. Kallat has … Continue reading

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Welcome to my life

In short films on Friday, SD shared the following video, “Welcome to my Life” by Elizabeth Ito, her senior project at Cal Arts in 2004. The use of the voices of her real family makes the point of this video … Continue reading

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