the tribal groups of orissa

The Tribal Groups of Orissa By Kimberly Coole As I mentioned in my last blog, I thought it would be nice to have a look back at my trip to Orissa a few years ago. Again, rather than break down the trip day by day I’ll give you some information about the tribes I wasContinue reading “the tribal groups of orissa”

500 years of Women in Western Art

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Women Are Heroes

WOMEN ARE HEROES: A Global Portrait of Strength in Hardship by French Guerrilla Artist-Activist JR by Maria Popova Poignant and powerful portraits of physical and emotional survival amidst atrocity. In 2012, French guerrilla street artist JR won the $100,000 TED Prize for his Inside Out project — a global participatory project seeking to inspire civic engagementContinue reading “Women Are Heroes”

“If you want to really hurt your parents …

“If you want to really hurt your parents, and you don’t have the nerve to be gay, the least you can do is go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, noContinue reading ““If you want to really hurt your parents …”