Twenty years on: How the arts responded to 9/11
15 September 2021 | 3:43 pm
Director Oliver Stone, actresses Dylan Penn and Lea DeLaria and photographer David Turnley reflect on the September 11 attacks, 20 years on. As one of the few photographers who recorded the Twin Towers fall right in front of him, Pulitzer Prize winner David Turnley takes us through his powerful images and takes us back to the day that changed the world forever.
8 May 2020
Will the arts ever be the same again after Covid-19? This is the biggest question on the mind of artists and collectors as this young 26 years old Nigerian doctor and artist starts a collaboration with other African artists to battle Covid-19 through a project called COVEND.
9 May 2020
Will the arts ever be the same again? The magic of digital technology has kept us connected to movies, music and TV shows during confinement, while distribution giants like Amazon have kept up supplies of books and CDs. But scrapped are the big summer music and theatre festivals. Can artists, producers and distributors hold out? Will Covid-19 finish off already struggling neighbourhood movie theatres? François Picard's panel reacts to the French president's promise of support for the industry and reflects on how confinement alters creativity.
29 Sep 2020
When was the last time you set foot in a theatre, a museum or on a heritage site? The answer will probably be a pretty long time ago, with coronavirus keeping many of those cherished places shut or on limited capacity opening. The recent European Heritage Days have given us a reminder of how this continent prides itself on this rich heritage, but a report by heritage organisation Europa Nostra indicates that jobs, institutions and even landscapes could be at risk of disappearing if the culture sector does not get more help. We discuss this with our panel of MEPs.
6 Oct 2020
People gather in the streets to enjoy Nuit Blanche, an international all-night arts festival in Taipei with a hundred artists creating 20 art installations and holding 50 performances.
20 Dec 2020
Arts promoters, Culture Ambassadors to hold cultural weekend in Lagos
27 Nov 2020
An ancient courtship ritual in which Wodaabe tribesmen dress up and wear makeup to attract a wife or a lover, the Gerewol festival in Chad is an extraordinary spectacle.
11 Dec 2020
Here is a glance at our #GuardianArts&Culture of the week, a Nigerian singer and songwriter, Fireboy DML.
18 Feb 2021
Top Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has announced a probe into the breach of the US Capitol by former President Donald Trump's supporters in January. Some Republicans have also expressed support for the idea.
9 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, discussed the country’s state of literature, religious practices, commercialization of arts and culture.
19 May 2021
After 11 years of learning and finishing a formal 5-year training programme, 31-year-old US national Jake Pinnick finally became a rare foreign coach teaching Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Daoism at a traditional Daoist Kung Fu Academy in Wudang, as filmed on Saturday.
26 Sep 2021
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Taliban flag is flying over Kabul again. A German police expert fears that Afghanistan could once again become a gathering place for jihadists — including from Germany.
7 Sep 2021
Twenty years since the September 11 attacks, hundreds of undocumented workers who joined the clean-up efforts at Ground Zero are suffering from health issues caused by inhaling contaminated dust, with many still fighting to obtain US citizenship.
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