Creative Time Reports

Creative Time has a new initiative that is giving artists around the world the opportunity to report on what they encounter that may not be on the mainstream media's radar. It features on the ground reportage in areas of the world changing rapidly and, most important, a personal, first-person look at the issues at hand. From their website: Creative Time Reports is a dynamic multimedia website featuring artists around the world actively engaging in and

Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Romanian Film Initiative announce the 2012 edition of MAKING WAVES: New Romanian Cinema November 29-December 5, 2012 The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Romanian Film Initiative are pleased to announce the continuation and reinvention of the yearly festival dedicated to Romanian cinema in New York City. MAKING WAVES: New Romanian Cinema continues the celebrated Romanian film series in New York and will take place at

“Bulgaria Inside Out”

Press Information The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation cordially invites you to the third reunion Literary Talk & Reading: Bulgaria Inside Out with the Sozopol Fiction Seminars faculty members Elizabeth Kostova (US), Rana Dasgupta (UK/India) and Vladislav Todorov (BG/US). Thursday 18th October, 7.00 pm @General Consulate of the Republic of Bulgaria 121 East 62nd St., New York, NY 10065 Please, join us for: One American, one British and one Bulgarian writer, reading from and discussing their Bulgarian

2013 Cultural Fellowships in Russia

The Likhachev Foundation (St. Petersburg, Russia) together with Committee on External Relations of Saint Petersburg and B. Yeltsin Presidential Center (Moscow, Russia) announces competition for 2-week cultural fellowships in Russia (St. Petersburg) from May 13 till May 26, 2013 for American professionals in the field of arts and culture who work on projects related to Russian culture. Airfare and accommodation in St. Petersburg will be covered by the organizers. The Likhachev Foundation will accept applications from professionals in the

New Ohio Theatre’s “Translating for the Theatre”

A fresh ticket discount to the New Ohio production of The Eyes of Others, which starts performing tomorrow evening--this is an excellent cast! Please take advantage, if you haven't already booked a seat, and pass this on to your offices/constituencies--and consider joining us at 5:30pm on Sept 8 for a panel we have assembled on Translating for the Theatre:   Translating for theTheatre will take place at 5:30pm on Saturday, September 8 followed by a reception, and the

From the Romanian Cultural Institute New York

Over the past five years, the Romanian Cultural Institute (RCI) has become an important force in global cultural exchanges, promoting writers, artists and especially the critically acclaimed cinema movement known as the Romanian New Wave. “Our strategy since I took over the presidency in 2005, has been that we should open to the outside world,” said Horia Roman Patapievici, president of the RCI. “Our aim is to re-link the Romanian cultural market, cut off from the

Julia Kunin’s Luminescent Sculpture

The Journey to Nightwood Julia Kunin’s ceramic sculptures are composed of cast elements from the natural world such as insects, shells, and rock formations in which figure and landscape merge. Kunin’s complex baroque structures are glazed with special metallic glazes from Hungary that create luminescent, often iridescent, effects.  Despite the ornamental quality of Kunin’s work, the sculptures explore the fundamental themes of beauty and decay, sensuality, nature, and death. Her work has been widely exhibited in the

Queer New York International Arts Festival

Queer New York International Arts Festival June 7–15, 2012 New York, NY, May 10, 2012 – Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYI) is a new festival of contemporary performance and visual art that explores and broadens the concept of “queer (in) art.” Co-curated by Zvonimir Dobrović, artistic director of Queer Zagreb and the Perforations Festival in Croatia, and art historian and curator André von Ah, the festival aims to dispel preconceived and stereotyped notions

TEDx Talk: “The Many Gods of Planet Earth”

In The Many Gods of Planet Earth, Betsy Gaines Quammen, the founder and president of The Tributary Fund, examines connections between religions, cultures and environmental ethics. In order to further conservation, Gaines Quammen attests, we must understand the beliefs of communities that have a direct impact on threatened wildlife, in order to encourage empathy and bestow responsibility. Betsy founded The Tributary Fund after visiting the Eg-Uur watershed and Dayan Derkh Monastery ruins in 2002 and falling

Unsound Labs 2012

UNSOUND FESTIVAL NEW YORK is dedicated to bringing quality artists from around the world and needs your help to start a new program: UNSOUND LABS. The kick starter funds will go to help put on the free LABS collaboration shows during the festival (weekend afternoons at ISSUE Project Room), as well as all the talks, screenings, etc. that happen during the festival at various locations. The funds will be directed toward artists and production of LABS events themselves. ___________________________