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Ani O'Neill at Starkwhite

Ani O'Neill at Starkwhite
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Located on Auckland’s Karangahape Road, Starkwhite offers a programme of solo and group shows by represented and guest artists, along with independently curated exhibitions. The gallery is... >>>

Don Chooi at Studio One

Don Chooi at Studio One
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Studio One Toi Tū offers more ways for Aucklanders to meet and share ideas, skills and practices, with each other and visitors. Now showing Ego Morpheus, a collective featuring several... >>>

Marti Friedlander at FHE Galleries

Marti Friedlander at FHE Galleries
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In the panorama of the Auckland art scene FHE galleries definitely sticks out. Perfect attention for detail and an excellent presentational refinement are their trademarks. Currently... >>>

Bob Kerr at Whitespace

Bob Kerr at Whitespace
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Whitespace located in Auckland, Ponsonby is currently showing Bob Kerr. Directors Deborah White and Kenneth Johnson represent many of New Zealand’s senior artists alongside outstanding... >>>

Christina Pataialii at Tim Melville

Christina Pataialii at Tim Melville
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Auckland gallery Tim Melville is currently presenting On the Lam, Christina Pataialii’s first exhibition with them. In this suite of a dozen paintings in acrylic and house-paint on canvas... >>>

Yogyakarta Wall Art

Yogyakarta Wall Art
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The strong nationalism and artistic talent of this city’s young people is reflected in these murals that appeared all over the on the eve of the 73 year celebration of Indonesia... >>>

Art is a selfie background

Art is a selfie background
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Art, formerly considered an high end cultural extravaganza, is now entering a new perception phase. Forget the eye opening art-critic comment, the interview with author, the art piece... >>>

A nomadic Life

A nomadic Life
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As an old tradition, Khampas from all over the Tibetan Plateau come to celebrate The Litang Horse Festival every August in Litang County, Sichuan province, China. >>>

Products are people

Products are people
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Products are people and they're looking at me. – Anthropomorphism, the innate human tendency to attribute human or human-like characteristics, motives and behaviours to non-human forms,... >>>

Paradise Garbage

Paradise Garbage
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In Bali, as tourism grown more and more every year, the trash at the Suwung Waste Disposal Area is a mountain of rubbish that dominates the landscape. 30 Hectares site, with some hills... >>>

Burning trash

Burning trash
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I had always thought that's just the poor people who clean their yard by burning the rubbish, but I had to change my mind. I spoke recently with a rich kid from an high status family in... >>>

Gili Day

Gili Day
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Gili means island. Near Lombok, in East Indonesia, there are 3 small islands on the Wallace Line channel, called Gilis in short. No car nor motorbikes. Diving and Snorkelling Wonders and... >>>

Don’t believe in beliefs

Don’t believe in beliefs
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When mystery presents itself people want answers. And when there are none, they cling to beliefs. As the function of a belief is to provide simple answers to the deepest of questions,... >>>

Perception deceives us

Perception deceives us
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Our perception deceives us. We awake in the morning feeling still, as we look out the window to see a tiny looking sun rising in the sky. We walk outside and the ground looks flat. And as... >>>

Treasures of Meaning

Treasures of Meaning
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The concept of meaning starts with emptiness. It is like an empty bowl. You may fill an empty bowl with whatever you may wish – whether it be rice, fruit or soup – and yet it is impartial... >>>

Bali Chinese rooster

Bali Chinese rooster
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The year of the Rooster just started with the traditional festivities that the Balinese Chinese community celebrate with lots of incenses and the Barongsai dance. This is the beautiful... >>>

Women, flowers and dances

Women, flowers and dances
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An head full of flowers carefully prepared in the shape of an headdress. Once a year the young girls of the village carry it for a whole afternoon performing a slow dance. >>>

Bloody Gourmet

Bloody Gourmet
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What we eat is completely related to the culture in which we grow up. Few reflect on the impact that our diet may have on the planet or on other living creatures, few reflect on the actual... >>>

Old and happy

Old and happy
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Why is it that many old people in western societies look all but happy? Has it to do with separation and loneliness? Is it the price to pay for what they call progress? Has it to do with... >>>

Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita
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We all stick to habits we have developed while growing up. I doesn't matter if those routines are not appropriate anymore. We also describe things mostly only as we have been told to call... >>>

Making a change

Making a change
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Artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn create community art by painting entire neighbourhoods, and involving those who live there — from the favelas of Rio to the streets of North... >>>

Who am I? Think again

Who am I? Think again
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How do we decide who we are? Hetain Patel's surprising performance plays with identity, language and accent and challenges you to think deeper than surface appearances. >>>

Urban green need

Urban green need
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The urban need for improved life quality is a driving energy in every big metropolis. Check how good are Bangkok people in painting their everyday life lively green. >>>

The Mah Song

The Mah Song
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Marionettes of Spirits, The Mah Song. On an early morning in October, a crowd of men and women from Phuket's Thai-Chinese community gather in silence at the temple. >>>

Kantata Barock, music for peace

Kantata Barock, music for peace
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Comprising the former members of Kantata Takwa, this new music collaboration continues in their tradition of writing socially charged music for which they are so revered for in Indonesia. >>>

Thailand's Sex Tourism

Thailand's Sex Tourism
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During the Vietnam war, American Soldiers would come to Thailand for R&R. Since then, Thailand has become known throughout the world as a premier destination for sex tourism. >>>

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard
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The Mentawai people are an indigenous tribe of hunters who live deep in the jungle of Siberut Island, off the coast of western Sumatra. They live in isolation by choice, rejecting... >>>

Human Mechanic

Human Mechanic
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Urut massage is perhaps the most sophisticated of all the Indonesian healing arts and can only be found in Bali and in Java, where the Majapahit Kingdom flourished and was influenced from... >>>

Nigerian sunday

Nigerian sunday
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A West African community gathers at Sunday for a energetic gospel session. The goal is to build unity, faith and happiness in every man and woman. >>>

Yogyakarta, a Week Before the Eruption

Yogyakarta, a Week Before the Eruption
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The 2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi began in late October 2010 when Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia began an increasingly violent series of eruptions that continued into November,... >>>

Hanging out

Hanging out
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A suspension is the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings. These piercings are temporary and are performed just prior to the actual... >>>

Women are Heroes

Women are Heroes
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'Women are Heroes' is a photography project by french photographer JR. This work, which got viral, is about pictures made into huge posters and glued to public spaces. >>>

Unity in Diversity

Unity in Diversity
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Indonesia's experience in pushing harmony and acceptance of differences lays his roots in the Pancasila principles. >>>

Sumba's Kodi

Sumba's Kodi
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For 350 years, the Dutch colonised the vast archipelago of Indonesia but never even managed to set up an administrative post on the island of Sumba. >>>

Spike Jonze Lazarus Effect film

Spike Jonze Lazarus Effect film
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'The Lazarus Effect' by director Lance Bangs and executive producer Spike Jonze premieres on HBO, YouTube and Channel 4 UK. The 30 minute film illustrates the transformative effect of... >>>