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December 2, 2019
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Road to Olana

Walter Launt Palmer (1854–1932), Road to Olana, 1888. Water and gouache on paper, 13¼ x 17¼ inches.

November 26, 2019
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Excellent screening of A Thin Wall in London

brilliant screening of #AThinWall, a #film about the #1947 #partition of british #india, at #harrowauditorium @uniwestminster #londonit was organized by #tonguesonfire the wonderful team behind the @ukasianfilmfestival great attendance and interview by rosie thomas, and so lovely to do the first screening ever with my co-producer and friend Surbhi Dewan 

November 25, 2019
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barbican concert: a baroque ensemble

i have to write about yesterday evening. amra and i decided to attend a #barbican #concert, by a canadian period-instrument, #baroque #ensemble: ‘#tafelmusik: love and betrayal.’ it moved seamlessly from dynamic instrumental works by #handel and #vivaldi to #opera. the absolutely astonishing canadian #soprano @karina_gauvin stunned with such moving performances … Continue reading

November 21, 2019
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memmi, fanon and sansour

today we discussed albert #memmi and franz #fanon’s work and then used that context for larissa sansour’s ‘nation estate’ – a short film we watched and discussed with our special guest muna najib #palestine #honorsprogram @stjohnfishercollege @rochesterny

November 18, 2019
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Lil Buck’s art

Memphis-born jookin’ dancer Lil Buck twists and turns past masterpieces by Picasso and Matisse. Lil Buck with Icons Of Modern Art from NOWNESS on Vimeo.