May 16, 2014
In August 1994, Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar traveled to Rwanda in the aftermath of the country’s infamous genocide. He documented scenes of...
Art
April 1, 2014
My interest in the intersection between art and war developed out of a personal experience, which continued to shape and inform my academic...
Reviews
March 21, 2014
The publication of Clan-cleansing in Somalia: The Ruinous Legacy of 1991 by Lidwien Kapteijns has aroused deeply contrasting reactions from...
Reviews
March 12, 2014
Is poetry the answer to war? Of all the systems of communication we have, one of the most effective in considering and talking about the...
Art
January 12, 2014
"The disaster ruins everything, all the while leaving everything intact. ...Remembrance of the disaster which could be the gentlest want of...
Art
September 3, 2013
Few cosmopolitan amblers will deny the desire to magically pass through one of the innumerable doorways that interrupt the smooth facade of...
Art
May 17, 2013
In the random impressions, and with no desire to be other than random, I indifferently narrate my factless autobiography, my lifeless...
podcast
October 26, 2015
The Africa Report called Lara Pawson’s book In the Name of the People: Angola’s Forgotten Massacre , “a thorough examination of a confusing...