Josy Forsdike takes a photographic review of the early days >>
Syrian artist Tammam Azzam and his personal Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss” on war-torn building in Syria.
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What is the human experience and consequence of Europe’s growing fortress tendency?
Powerful photographic document by Sergi Cámara on the heavily-militarised zone that is the border between Morocco, Africa and Spain, Europe.
A project to re-introduce wolves into Yellowstone Park demonstrates the extraordinary interconnectedness of eco-systems.
The narrative to this film is an extract from George Monbiot’s Ted talk about rewilding
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“It needs to be done in groups so we can hear it from each other. Then you realize that it gives a lie to the isolation we have been conditioned to experience in recent centuries, and especially by this hyper-individualist consumer society. People can graduate from their sense of isolation, into a realization of their inter-existence with all.” Interview with deep ecologist, elder and activist inspiration, Joanna Macy
Perhaps one of the reasons humanity is struggling to take action over climate change is that the scale of the problem is so vast, we are still dealing with the emotional shock of hearing the news. Madeleine Thomas writes about the psychological challenges faced by climate scientists on the frontline of documenting the destructive ecological impact of climate change.
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[Illustration by Amelia Bates]
The impending doom of billions of Indian and Chinese carbon consumers is often used by climate-action stallers as a kind of “what’s the point of cutting our emissions with this coming?” Another perspective is that there might be an effective future in the middle-ground between developing-world communities using renewable energy on the one hand – and on the other, the developed-world learning a few lessons on living with “less stuff to plug in”…
Complex, humanitarian and moving, Jim Goldberg’s seminal work overlays photographs with handwritten words – and interrogates the psychological as well as economic effects of wealth disparity. Read >>
“It’s always a spiritual thing…” – DJ Deep speaking about Techno, the genre he has embraced after many years as a respected figure playing and producing soulful deep house.
Take a nocturnal journey into a Parisian warehouse rave with this deep, driving live mix from the underground…
Stories from the forgotten zones of inland Spain where people are unfazed by the apparent obstacles to sustainable living and just getting on with it… article by Robert Alcock.
Atmospheric documents of massive urban transformation in China by Greg Girard
Whilst Social Media sites like Facebook and Twitter are under strict censorship, Internet users in China are circulating news on the protests in Hong Kong by copying and pasting articles into notes that can be shared as webpages or put into “notebooks” that users can subscribe to. Report by Lily Kuo and Ning Hui.
Tagging meets film production to make a multi-layered statement…
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“Music characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats” …probably the only phrase from the legal statute to have been memorised by large numbers of people off their heads on drugs… The trigger for a lively protest movement 20 years ago was Section 63 of the 1994 Criminal Justice Act and its mission to criminalise free parties.
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“Hierarchical organizational forms have been the norm through much of history, especially the last 2,000 years. Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception.” Change Agent Harold Jarche looks at David Ronfeldt’s TIMN framework for organisational evolution. (Tribal, Institutional, Market, Network)
“Africa produces its fair share of aspirational pop with glossy videos featuring fast cars and seemingly faster women. But peer under the hedonistic surface and you discover there are musicians all over the continent who are worthy successors to the griots, Africa’s traditional storytellers.” Article by DJ Rita Ray. Read >>