Hélio Oiticica: Tropicália

Oiticica uses visual and sensorial methods to engage the audience in art that not only allows you to physically participate, but reflect upon intellectually--connecting people with nature through the sensorial observation of one’s environment, Oiticia use of sound and texture gives the participant a deeper understanding of the true culture in which represents Brazil a [...]

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Social Media Activism & Effective Organizing

Activism has increasingly become an effective way of communicating with other like minded individuals to stand together for a cause. Over the past few months I have become more aware of the ways in which media such as film and the internet play in the development of socio-political change. A well researched blog post can also [...]

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

     The book Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates brings to light the story of the Black experience, and the experience of the African diaspora in america as compared to its White Eurocentric american counterpart. The book addresses the real-life struggle of Black lives in america and how Coates overcame this struggle [...]

Documentary Review: The Square

In the documentary film The Square, director Jehane Noujaim  crafts the message regarding the relationship dynamics between the religious and political state of Egypt. The message was about the importance activism played throughout the unification, and then later divide between the resistance and the brotherhood--the compromises of both the physical and philosophical obstacles they faced while looking [...]