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3 May 2015
One Lebanese artist has been re-claiming Beirut's streets, one mural at a time. Global Voices' Joey Ayoub sits down with Yazan Halwani to hear his story.
26 April 2015
Kathmandu's temples fell victim to art thieves after the 1950s. American artist Joy Lynn Davis reimagines the sacred sites with their stolen statues returned in her paintings.
The Uruguayan writer was one of the first in Latin America to dare to muse on the nature of the game known as the opium of the people.
25 April 2015
The so-called Arab Spring gave Tunisia international name recognition. Now Tunisia wants to be known for something else — its olive oil.
24 April 2015
22 April 2015
In Africa, opinions are divided on the Mauritanian film "Timbuktu." Some love it, others think external factors are the reason for its success.
Netizens have used social media to try to identify the assailants, who were captured on film in the act. Meanwhile, social media is brimming with protests against sexual violence.
18 April 2015
16 April 2015
Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi, nicknamed "The Vagina Artist" by the Western media, says there's nothing obscene about artwork based on her genitalia.
This post is the first in a series exploring the different ways in which artists face censorship online. Our base will be the experience of Venezuelan artist Erika Ordisgotti.