Monthly Archives: March 2009

Βασίλης Κωστή: «Πάντα δυνατά, σταθερά, καθαρά, αριστερά»

Προ ημερών δημοσιεύθηκε στην εφημερίδα «Χαραυγή» ένα πραγματικά ενδιαφέρον άρθρο με τίτλο «Πάντα δυνατά, σταθερά, καθαρά, αριστερά». Και είναι εξαιρετικά ενδιαφέρον για τους εξής λόγους: Πρώτον: Ο συντάκτης του άρθρου, ο Βασίλης Κωστής, εξάδελφος του Προέδρου Χριστόφια, δηλώνει και απότον τίτλο και από την πρώτη πρόταση την ιδεολογική του ταυτότητα και, άρα, τη σκοπιά μέσα από την οποία προσεγγίζει το θέμα της Ιστορίας. Μιλά ξεκάθαρα, έντιμα, θαρραλέα. Read More »

Plant for the future, not the past

Drought. Climate change. Water savings. Perhaps I picked the wrong time to embrace gardening. When I was young, water was everywhere. Sprinklers and hoses on all summer, slippery waterslides in the front yard, and plenty to drink for humans, dogs, birds and the concrete. It was our own private Water World, without the tourists or tacky souvenirs. Fed fresh drinking water, the tomatoes, corn and fruit trees flourished. Of course, I was more interested in books, my computer, karate, Lego ... Read More »

ICT4D: Seeking the spaces inbetween

There is a story from the Turkish tradition about Nasruddin Hodja who at the time was serving as the kadi of Aksehir Two men came to visit seeking resolution in a dispute. After listening to the plaintiff, Hodja said, “You are right!” He then listened to the defendant. After hearing his side, Hodja said, “You are right!” The audience in attendance was confused by Hodja’s remarks. One stood and said, “Kadi effendi, you have said that both sides are right. ... Read More »

Welcome to Kayd Somali Art and Culture!

Kayd is based in London,UK and it has been set up to ensure continuation and further development of the Somali Arts & Culture project which was initiated by the community centre Oxford House in Bethnal Green over 13 years ago. One of the key events of Somali Art and Culture project is Somali Week Festival. The festival brings visiting artists and opinion-makers to London to present their work, discuss and engage with other artists, professionals and audiences alike. It forms ... Read More »

Iakovos Kambanelis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Iakovos Kambanelis or Kampanellis (Greek Ιάκωβος Καμπανέλλης) (born December 2) is a Greek poet, playwright, lyricist, and novelist. Born 2 December 1922 in Hora in the island of Naxos, Kambanelis appears as one of the most prominent Greek artists of the 20th century. As a survivor of the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, he authored a Mauthausen cantata with music by Mikis Theodorakis. He also authored at least 12 films and he directed two of them. In ... Read More »

México: Artista urbano en Monterrey es llevado a internet

En las calles de Monterrey, ciudad conocida por ser meca industrial y tecnológica de México, crecen el graffiti y muchas otras expresiones de arte urbano. Cientos de artistas callejeros se mueven en el área metropolitana de la capital al noreste del país. En sinergia con su desarrollo y prestigio tecnológico luego de ser la primera ciudad con Internet en el país a finales de los ochenta, estos artistas han ligado su trabajo con el espacio electrónico: Read More »