Casablanca Beats, the Social-Realist Hip-Hop Drama Set in Morocco

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The ‘inspirational teacher’ films of Hollywood all tend to follow the same basic script: an unorthodox teacher gets to work with a class of no-hopers despite the disapproval of the stiffs in charge, only to win them over with spectacular results and/or a triumphant pop concert. They are films that celebrate individuality while secretly conforming to type, which might just be the key to their appeal. But Nabil Ayouch’s Casablanca Beats, a teacher-feature of greathellip;

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Harriet Middleton Baker’s Performance Examines the Embodiment of Power

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Art In Relation: how can art allow human beings to live together sustainably and in relation to one another? In this series, Chinese-Canadian curator and writer Kate Wong speaks to artists working across performance and film about the role of storytelling in their practices and about creating work that allows us to come together in a world that tries its very best to keep ushellip;

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clean geometries and bright pops of color characterize NEBR’s social housing in brazil

Social Housing in Brazil by Nebr Arquitetura   Following their social housing in Paudalho, Brazil, NEBR arquitetura has completed yet another affordable housing project in the same area. Shaped as a chain of houses with clean geometries and bright pops of color, the intervention intends to highlight the local topography that circumscribes the urban landscape […]

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