Engaging scientists, artists, writers in history
Articles, documentaries, and more about Engaging Artists, Scientists, Writers, Arts and Artists throughout History.
Encouraging interviews / talks
Inspiring (Actual) Artists, Art Initiatives, Documentaries & Exploring Articles.
Art & Culture Worldwide of All Times about horrific effects of War & plea for Peace
Lofti El Hamidi, Dutch journalist & Historian. Interview by Khalid, on the book Generatie 9/11, Click the link to the transcript, 5 min read. If you think copyright is broken in this pin, please get in touch and it will either be removed or a citation will be added as required. Thanks for reading,
Daniel Barenboim’s Edward W. Said Lecture, “Daniel Barenboim calls for ‘music once more to be taught in schools on a par with literature, mathematics or biology’. Barenboim addresses his own development as a musician, his views on the Israel-Palestine conflict, and friendship with Edward W. Said, and the BDS movement, and the success of the West-Eastern Divan orchestra.” Reference: YouTube Channel London Review of Books (LRB) Click the link to YouTube, 1:10:13 min.
An Interview with Iraqi author Hassan Blasim:“Iraqi author, filmmaker, poet and refugee, Hassan Blasim, discusses his work in English. Recorded in December 2012. His most esteemed collections of stories, The Madmen of Freedom Square, longlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2010 and since translated into five languages, was heavily edited and released into the Arab market in 2012 –immediately banned in many Arab countries. Click the link to YouTube, 28:05 minutes
Interview with Anupama Kundoo, 18-12-2020: Click the link to YouTube, 27:29 minutes: More Common Than Different: “We all feel that human society deserves better.” In this personal interview Indian architect, Anupama Kundoo reflects on her way into architecture. "The second I realized it, there was no looking back. Architecture and design would allow me to develop my interest in everything. But they would also ground me and allow me to be of service.” Ref: YouTube Louisiana Channel
The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy. Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar, suggests that happiness is born from gratitude, but doesn't erase/ignore that we also suffer. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you're going, and above all, practice gratefulness. So: Stop, Look and Gó 👍🏻💞
Oprah! 💞🌍🌎🌏💞 Quote: 'Always speak your truth'! Speak & learn to listen to each other. Also she advices to use your work to spread hope, even during the darkest nights! When will she receive a Nobel Price shared with Barack Obama?
Just found this in FB. What a beautiful girl!!!👍🏻 💞🌍🌎🌏💞 "Lady Gaga has always been known for actively spreading kindness, and today she took that discourse to the Dalai Lama. The two teamed up for a dialogue, which was broadcast via Facebook Live and followed by a speech from Gaga on how kindness can stop the cycle of violence."