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exploration of identity through art and cultural histories
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What Is Art From Asia and the Pacific? In a Word, Diverse @huffingtonpost.com

What Is Art From Asia and the Pacific? In a Word, Diverse @huffingtonpost.com | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it

via WordLink - Anida Yoeu Ali, The Buddhist Bug, Into the Night (production still), 2015, 2-channel HD video projection, 7:00 minutes.

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Why every Savannahian should see Mickve Israel’s museum makeover

Why every Savannahian should see Mickve Israel’s museum makeover | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Above all else, Judaism is a story, and the tiny chapter written by Savannah’s Jewish community is not only unique, it’s essential to this city’s history—and its future.
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Got this migration story link from my friend Melanie Perlman Baron... THANK YOU!
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HALF ART: Staying ordinary despite moving all over the place - BDlive

HALF ART: Staying ordinary despite moving all over the place - BDlive | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Migration is central to the human story, prehistoric, ancient and modern. People who move do so for a host of reasons, writes Chris Thurman
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Small, intense Met Museum exhibit among the year's finest - Boston Globe

Small, intense Met Museum exhibit among the year's finest - Boston Globe | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
A small but intense Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition of Cezanne’s paintings and drawings of his wife and most-painted model, Hortense Fiquet, is among the year’s best shows.
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***This article caught my eye…I studied Cezanne/his wife as topic for my Art History thesis senior year in college: how cool would it be to see the connection as exhibition at Met… ***

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Why Is Yo-Yo Ma Teaming Up With The Drummer Of Guns N' Roses?

Why Is Yo-Yo Ma Teaming Up With The Drummer Of Guns N' Roses? | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Former Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum joined cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to increase funding for the arts in a year of deep federal budget cuts.
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Why teaming up? ...because Yo-Yo Ma is the bomb! Guns N' Roses...also awesome! Here's why I scooped it to this topic: hybridized musical partnership to support the identity of ART.

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Hung Liu | Nancy Hoffman Gallery

Hung Liu | Nancy Hoffman Gallery | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Nancy Hoffman Gallery Hung Liu

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Rebecca Wall's curator insight, March 28, 2013 11:31 AM

Hung Liu is one of China's formost female contemporary artist. Her work reflects China's people, cultures, and traditions. Most of her oil paintings are portraits with drippings or runs. Beautiful!

Grace W. Ho's comment, April 1, 2013 4:17 PM
I like Hung Liu's work... contemporary and cultural.
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CNN Interview with Takashi Murakami - Part 1 of 2

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout interviews Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and discusses his career, influences, creative drives, future plans and friendships with s...
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Takashi Murakami has created art in fashion, music, animation, structures... "superflat" but NOT! Not flat, not just art, not just Japanese. Hear and see his stories of education, life, friends, commercial and contemporary art.  

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MAX - (Peter Max documentary)

MAX documentary on the life and art of Peter Max check out more films at www.taylortrashproductions.com LIKE us on Facebook here - http://www.facebook.com/pa...
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Peter Max...one of my all-time favorite living artists. Max speaks briefly about his art, creativity, and how he lived in China as a child and "always drew..." His work spans many areas of the art world: sports, presidential, commercial, entertainment, etc.

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Ai Weiwei creating tents project

Ai Weiwei creating tents project | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Prominent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to create a major work for this summer's Emscherkunst triennial art festival in the Ruhr region of western Germany.
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Participatory and installation art... can't wait to see how this unfolds.

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Mumbai's 'Focus' Festival Showcases Women Photographers - New York Times (blog)

Mumbai's 'Focus' Festival Showcases Women Photographers - New York Times (blog) | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Mumbai's 'Focus' Festival Showcases Women Photographers New York Times (blog) Curated by the photographer Sunil Gupta with the art writer Veeranganakumari Solanki, the show features emerging and established contemporary female photographers from...
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Oliver Herring | Art21 | PBS

Oliver Herring was born in Heidelberg, Germany, in 1964, and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. ...
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Flo Oy Wong - Visual storyteller, installation mixed media artist

Flo Oy Wong - Visual storyteller, installation mixed media artist | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Flo Oy Wong, artist, sunnyvale california asian women artist. Contemporary visual commentary drawing upon personal history and history and culture of Asian American women.
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Avani Patel Artist - Indian Inspired Paintings

Avani Patel Artist - Indian Inspired Paintings | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
My paintings invite the viewer to wander through a universe of color and pattern in motion - a world of music and energy manifested in visual form.
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Artist Nelson Makamo’s Dynamic Portraits of Johannesburg Children - My Design Stories

With a dizzying flurry of oil paints, watercolors, silkscreen & monotype printing techniques, charcoal, and ink, artist Nelson Makamo captures the daily life of South African children as reflected in their charismatic faces.

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wow...beautiful movement in every mark, breath-taking 

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Why 700 Million People Keep Watching the Chinese New Year Gala, Even ... - ChinaFile

Why 700 Million People Keep Watching the Chinese New Year Gala, Even ... - ChinaFile | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
The Chinese New Year Gala, which aired live on February 18 on Chinese Central Television (CCTV), is a four-and-half hour variety show with song and dance, comedic skits, magic tricks, acrobatic acts, and celebrity cameos.
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Multiracial Families Behind the Lens - Beijing Today

Multiracial Families Behind the Lens - Beijing Today | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
CYJO is sharing an exhibition of family interviews that captures the experience of 19 families with children of mixed ancestry.
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25 Women Pushing The Limits Of Street Art Around The World

25 Women Pushing The Limits Of Street Art Around The World | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, The Atlantic's Kriston Capps proposed a curious question: What if Banksy is a woman? In his following analysis, Capps went as far to claim that the cheeky British street artist is "probably" a she, chastising the public ...
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Girl Wide Web 2.0

Girl Wide Web 2.0 | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
From social networking sites to game design, from blogs to game play, and from fan fiction to commercial web sites, Girl Wide Web 2.0 offers a complex portrait of millennial girls online.
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Michelle S. Bae's chapter starts on page 91 - "Go Cyworld"...new Koren Feminity. Just one example of MANY chapters, DIFFERENT perspectives, with a focus on youth, feminism, and technology.

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El Anatsui | Art21 | PBS

El Anatsui was born in Anyanko, Ghana in 1944. Many of Anatsui’s sculptures are mutable in...
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Installation/sculptural artist whose art is available for viewing at NCMA...conceptual art that tells stories and so much more.
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Charleston Artists Robert Lange and Nathan Durfee Nov 09.m4v

Olivia Pool from Charleston Art Magazine interviews artists Robert Lange and Nathan Durfee about their upcoming collaborative art show, Different Strokes, wh...
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2 artists create works ...together on one canvas: HYBRIDITY of creative minds, styles, subjects, and messages. Peter Lange is another one of my all-time favorite contemporary artists - hear his story that relates spiritual with light-hearted (Nathan Durfee).

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Iraq war 10 years on: a young artist's story - video

The film is about a young Iraqi who, during the Iraq war in 2003, lost his arm in an explosion
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This video is subtitled over the voice of the artist, background site-specific sounds, and live violin melodies. This young Iraqi man speaks of art as his hope and future despite life in war, and his destiny of creating with his left hand.

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The Complexities of Migration and Geographical Identity | Asian ...

The Complexities of Migration and Geographical Identity | Asian ... | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
Alyse Blachly. In Chapter 4, Machida explores how geography has become integral in our views of belonging and identity when categorizing self and other. However, because of how migration and globalization has become ...
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This scoop.it will lead you to UC students' threads on Asian American art and artist...

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Thought-provoking art exhibition imagines earthquake in Palestine - The Electronic Intifada

Thought-provoking art exhibition imagines earthquake in Palestine - The Electronic Intifada | Migration Stories & Identity | Scoop.it
The Electronic Intifada Thought-provoking art exhibition imagines earthquake in Palestine The Electronic Intifada The artist and volunteers wore embroidered cloaks as they walked up Wadi al-Auja, close to Jericho, pausing to read excerpts from a...
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