Monthly Archives: December 2003

Οδεύοντας προς καθαγιασμό της παρανομίας

Δικαιολογημένα, προκαλεί μεγάλη δυσφορία, στον λογικά σκεπτόμενο Έλληνα της Κύπρου, η περιρρέουσα ατμόσφαιρα, προ, κατά την διάρκεια, και ευθύς μετά τις λεγόμενες εκλογές στο ψευδοκράτος. Θίγεται, κατά την άποψη μου, για άλλη μια φορά, και η σμπαραλιασμένη αξιοπρέπειά μας Η συνήθης πρακτική της δημοσιογραφίας επιτάσσει κάλυψη των γεγονότων που ενδιαφέρουν την κοινή γνώμη. Τα θέματα πρέπει να “πουλάνε”. Δεν είναι δυνατόν να επιμετρηθεί επακριβώς το πόσο “πουλάνε” οι “εκλογικές διαδικασίες” του ψευδοκράτους. Είναι σίγουρο όμως, και αυτό μπορεί να το ... Read More »

Tracey Moffatt at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art

The most comprehensive survey to be staged in Australia of the work of leading Australian artist, Tracey Moffatt, opens at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art on Wednesday 17 December, 2003 Presented in association with Sydney Festival 2004, this exhibition incorporates key photographic series and film works from the mid 1980s to the present day. Included amongst the 140 images from 14 major works and seven film and video pieces is Moffatt’s best known photographic series, Something More (1989). Other Read More »

Memories of a Balkan Easter

In 1952 two brothers escaped from Albania to Greece, eventually finding a home where ”displaced persons” usually end up: in America. Almost half a century later, they decided to confront the ghosts of war and visited their ancestral home. This story about surviving World War II horrors has been tucked away in the memories of two victims, my brother Paul and myself At age eight and nine, respectively, we became unwitting witnesses to the fury of Hitler’s army as it ... Read More »

Touch of Mandela

One of history’s most inspirational figures has a new home in The Rocks, Dominique Angeloro writes. The Courtyard from Touch of Mandela. TOUCH OF MANDELA Where – Touch of Mandela Gallery, 1-5 Hickson Road, The Rocks When – Daily, 10am-6pm, ongoing exhibition More information – 9252 1000 or South Africa’s Robben Island is a long way from the waters surrounding Sydney’s harbour Read More »

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears in the following pages Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and “to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories.” Useful Links Read More »