a selection of recently published articles

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New York Times: Tapping Art’s Power to Heal Wounds and Open ‘Spaces of Connectedness’

LEEDS, ENGLAND: Using her arms as a makeshift clapboard, a Sudanese woman in a black hijab and black-and-white caftan clapped her hands together, signaling the beginning of the rehearsal. The other amateur Thespians, wearing comic stick-on mustaches,…
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New York Times: The London Design Gallery That Is ‘Nonstop Exploring, Experimenting’

LONDON: It was love at first sight, said Loïc Le Gaillard, a founder of the Carpenters Workshop Gallery (C.W.G.). The design gallery’s London base had been in the Mayfair district for 16 years where, he said, it was anchored in a white cube…
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New York Times: A Sculpture Inspired by Global Conflicts

LONDON: In April 1992, just before Sejla Kameric turned 16, her hometown, Sarajevo, came under siege for almost four years. The war in Bosnia, in which her father and two uncles were killed, cast a shadow on Kameric, a multimedia artist who…
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New York Times: In Kenya, seeing sites by dhow

LAMU, KENYA: There’s just something about a lager at sunset.As we headed toward Pate Island by dhow, the traditional sailboat that is ubiquitous up and down the East African coast, the captain popped open my Tusker, a Kenyan beer, and passed…
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New York Times: From Africa to Hong Kong, a Gallery’s Influence Grows

London: The dusting of charcoal still on her hands hinted that the Kenyan British artist Phoebe Boswell had just finished putting the final touches on the trees she had created in the entry hallway of the London outpost of Ghana’s Gallery…
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New York Times: A D.I.Y. Approach to Valentine’s Day Chocolate

LONDON: Chocolate has long been synonymous with Valentine’s Day.But rather than buying one of those heart-shape boxes with lots of mystery sweets inside for loved ones and friends, what if you made your own?“Crafting candies is not just…
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New York Times: Profiles of Change

LONDON/NAIROBI: Since earning her doctorate at the University of Minnesota, Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, 45, has focused on helping other women reach their educational and career goals in fields including agriculture, climate and technology through…
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New York Times: Giving the Gift of Abba

Stockholm--For Abba fans, 2024 will mark a major milestone: 50 years since the Swedish quartet of Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Faltskog and Bjorn Ulvaeus won Eurovision and went on to global superstardom with hits such as “Mamma…
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New York Times: Where to go in Paris for artistic inspiration

PARIS: From the local parks, with their carefully plotted plantings and neatly clipped trees, to the turrets and spires and bridges along the Seine, Paris certainly can be inspiring.It’s therefore no surprise that the French capital has…