18,000 Illegally Trafficked Cultural Goods Seized in an International Crackdown

18,000 illegally trafficked cultural goods seized in operation Pandora III (courtesy Europol) Police authorities from 29 countries joined forces to launch an operation that seized more than 18,000 illegally trafficked cultural goods including archaeological items, furniture, coins, paintings, musical instruments, and sculptures. The joint forces arrested 59 individuals in the operation. Continue Reading

Join The European Graduate School for Seminars Led by Angela Davis, Fred Moten, and More

(Image Courtesy of The European Graduate School) Bringing together renowned philosophers, critical theorists, artists, and practitioners, The European Graduate School supports students seeking a unique intellectual experience, helping them to achieve degrees that can serve them in higher education, the arts, media, and other cultural sectors. The EGS explores art Continue Reading

Chantal Akerman’s Painful Final Memoir

My Mother Laughs (courtesy The Song Cave) Chantal Akerman was one of the most influential directors in film history. She would hate such an accolade, but it’s warranted nonetheless. She often made movies — as well as art installations, photographs, and books — about enduring day-to-day living. Women were at Continue Reading