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The Art Inspired by Ukraine's Euromaidan

The Art Inspired by Ukraine's Euromaidan | arts and conflict | Scoop.it

When Kiev's Independence Square becomes a studio.


Via Jules Rochielle
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Shaping the story of a movement.

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lyrisme en art's curator insight, February 28, 2014 9:44 AM

Un essai, en tous cas

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Detroit art exhibit brings home horrors of Syrian civil war - Detroit Free Press

Detroit art exhibit brings home horrors of Syrian civil war - Detroit Free Press | arts and conflict | Scoop.it
Detroit art exhibit brings home horrors of Syrian civil war Detroit Free Press The mixed-media exhibit is a graphic depiction by West Bloomfield artist Ilham Mahfouz of the nightmares that Syria has seen since the conflict started three years ago...
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Education, assistance, hope.
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Conflict Kitchen » Conflict Kitchen is a take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict.

Conflict Kitchen » Conflict Kitchen is a take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. | arts and conflict | Scoop.it
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The Art Inspired by Ukraine's Euromaidan

The Art Inspired by Ukraine's Euromaidan | arts and conflict | Scoop.it

When Kiev's Independence Square becomes a studio.


Via Jules Rochielle
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Shaping the story of a movement.

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lyrisme en art's curator insight, February 28, 2014 9:44 AM

Un essai, en tous cas

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The TEA Project : From death instruments to art pieces | Goodwall

The TEA Project : From death instruments to art pieces | Goodwall | arts and conflict | Scoop.it
The TEA project (Transformação de Armas em Enxadas - Transforming Arms into Tools) is an initiative from the Mozambican bishop Dom Dinis Sengulane.
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I saw this powerful exhibition in the British Museum a couple of years ago. Another way arts can be used to literally transform conflict (and conflict weapons).
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AK-47s 'pimped' for London art exhibition aka peace

An art exhibition in London called aka Peace features dozens of transformed AK-47s.

Via Quociente Cultural
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Repurposing tools for violence as tools for peace. Recreating AK-47s  to be art that brings awareness, challenges the viewer, calls for peace.

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