Everyday memories of Addis Ababa – a photo essay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Terefe Berlie Asmare moved to Addis Ababa in 1980 and spent much of the next decade driving. He worked at a garage in the Ethiopian capital by day, and studied engineering by night. At weekends he would roam the countryside in his father’s car, Läs mer…

Walk the Lijnbaan: decline and rebirth on Europe’s first pedestrianised street

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Walking the city Cities Walk the Lijnbaan: decline and rebirth on Europe’s first pedestrianised street Out of the ashes of postwar Rotterdam, the Lijnbaan rose as a ‘living room for the city’ – a revolutionary concept inspiring imitations from Warsaw to Stevenage The Lijnbaan Läs mer…

The artist trying to change Rio's violent police force from within

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Society The artist trying to change Rio’s violent police force from within Police brutality is rife in the Brazilian city, but a new project wants officers to see themselves in a different light Military police patrol the streets of the Maré favela in Rio Läs mer…

Disputed ownership of Citizen Lane’s art | Letter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Édouard Manet Disputed ownership of Citizen Lane’s art Ownership of 39 paintings collected by Hugh Lane in the early years of the 20th century is disputed because of a codicil to his will leaving the paintings to found a gallery of modern art in Läs mer…

Kiarostami to Panahi: photographs by Iranian film-makers – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Despite facing censorship, house arrest and exile, directors such as Jafar Panahi and the late Abbas Kiarostami kept Iran at the forefront of world cinema. Here is a selection of their photographs, alongside those of compatriots Nasser Taghvai, Kamran Shirdel, Majid Barzegar, Ebrahim Golestan Läs mer…

Was that a reference to Magritte? Design/ Play/ Disrupt review

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. Squid fights, sex dolls and nods to modern masters … the V&A’s superb video games show kicks off in the noughties, which was just when they got interesting High art moments … Kentucky Route Läs mer…

Xbox controller and mosquito emoji join V&A collection

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; V&A Snapchat spectacles also among new acquisitions ahead of video games exhibition The Xbox adaptive controller allows people to use any part of the body to play video games. Photograph: Victoria and Albert Museum/PA An Xbox controller, a mosquito emoji and a pair of Läs mer…

The Observer’s ultimate guide to autumn culture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Culture The Observer’s ultimate guide to autumn culture A musical Twelfth Night, Michelle Obama’s memoirs and the last ever gig by Ennio Morricone: our critics preview the new season • Jay Rayner on the best of autumn food• Morwenna Ferrier on five Läs mer…

Draw me like one of your blockchains: Chips with Everything podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jordan Erica Webber looks at how artists are using blockchain technology to answer some of life’s most pertinent questions. How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know Photograph: Artyom Geodakyan/TASS Subscribe for free: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify RSS Download Subscribe and Läs mer…