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The Collapse of the USSR as a Greek Tragedy

TRANSCRIPT 04 44’ 14”. Lithuania and the collapse of USSR
by Jonas Mekas

"On March 11, 1990, Lithuania became the first of the three Baltic states to declare independence, initiating the collapse of the Soviet Union. Lithuanian director and artist Jonas Mekas used his video camera to film the newscasts and TV footage aired in the US from 1989 to 1991, recording how America experienced the fall of its rival.

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Pagan & punk feminism

The Bestial Side of Humanity

BIRTH V - Hi and Bye
by Kris Lemsalu

“The work of Kris Lemsalu is pagan and it’s punk and it’s hers and it’s ours. . . . It’s the lightning of heaven and the volcanic heat in the abyssal ocean. It’s the carnival of objects Frankensteined together into concoctions as fragile as life itself. It’s life.”––Andrew Berardini

Kris Lemsalu is an Estonian-born artist who creates mixed-...

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High Speed Time Machines

A New Silk Road

The Great Eastern
by Scott Conarroe

The Great Eastern looks at modern-day China against the background of its massive high-speed rail expansion. This infrastructure project is a domestic strand of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as the New Silk Road. Conarroe calls the high-speed network a “time machine”, connecting China's futuristic cities in the East with the rest ...

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Be human!

Bizarre Attitudes and Mad Daily Sceneries

Human is a State of Mind
by Marco Raparelli

One of the most interesting Italian contemporary artists, Marco Raparelli takes us with his drawings to his ironic and edgy world; Human is a State of Mind is a collective portrait of a humanity with bizarre attitudes and mad daily sceneries. A parallel universe crossing the social and the political by presenting situations and sentiments free from rh...

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Welcome to the 21st century!

Is this our planet yet?

Planet Earth. 21st Century
by Daniela Comani

Planet Earth: 21st Century stems from visual material sourced from Apple Maps Flyover and from Google Earth Virtual Reality, Apps that allow you to fly over cities and buildings in 3D. Between 2015 and 2019 Daniela Comani flew through virtual city views and made her own pictures, then she turned those screenshoots in black and white postcards. The boo...

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