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Culture

Polyp, 'Big Bad World: cartoon molotovs in the face of corporate rule'

New Internationalist Publications 2002. ISBN 0 9540 4993 4

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Culture is the opposite of war

I started off as a street musician in Dublin in 1986, filling in the hours while my three daughters were at school.

Open medium, global outreach

The first Independent Media Centre (IMC) came to life in Seattle in November 1999. It was set up to cover a specific event: the protests against the World Trade Organisation.

"Art is not a mirror to reflect reality, but a hammer with which to shape it"

Cultural resistance is, it seems, in the air at the moment.

Dominique Dubosc (dir), 'Palestine, Palestine'

Kinofilm & Les Films d'ici, France/Palestine 2002. Video: PAL format. Running time 74 mins

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About artwork and activism

It has become fashionable again among a few artists and groups in some alternative publishing companies here in France - but also, I believe, in Belgium, Switzerland, the US, Canada, and B

Recovering WRI's history: storytelling with a purpose

The idea behind this project was to link storytelling - the theme of the 2002 WRI Triennial - directly with the history of the WRI. How, then, to do this?

Music in our message

AWOL magazine is the product of a “workshop of artists, activists and revolutionaries”.

REX: A cultural laboratory

In Serbia the REX/B92 cultural centre describes itself as “a laboratory for research of new fields of culture”.

Creating a culture of peace: one less weapon at a time

The fragile peace of the impoverished African country of Mozambique rests uneasily on caches of thousands of weapons left over from 16 years of civil war.