Berlin has changed. The ‘post-wall’ bliss of the 90s is gradually fading away, as gentrification...Read More
The 15 minutes of fame of female artists are over after graduation. A story of gender inequality in the arts.
Walking into any art academy in The Netherlands one would be struck by the high number of female students roaming the hallways or setting up their latest pieces on the walls. But looking beyond a façade of gender equality and diversity the cracks start to appear.Read More
Implementing the guidelines of a government appointed committee would make the Netherlands a...Read More
In our society most people see art as either the product of a profession or the product of a hobby. Is it possible that art could be the product of something else, something that goes beyond a profession or a hobby?Read More
26th of November 2019: The worst day of my life. My dad passed away after he had been sick for...Read More
“For women it’s really hard to keep a position in in the art world, or to keep a position in art history or history itself, and how it is written.” The last decade has seen a rising debate regarding women’s representation in art. There is yet another issue lying at the other end of the spectrum of female representation in art.Read More
Marcia Castillo: “Since an early age, children with functional diversity suffer the hostile look of society”
For Gabriela, Sundays have been different for the last 6 years. She follows the ritual of any dancer, something that she would never have imagined, as she had been forbidden from because of her cerebral palsy.Read More
After spending the night drawing and detailing sketches, Alvaro goes to sleep at five in the...Read More
The ten most expensive paintings in history were all painted by men. Even in the 21st century,...Read More
From victims to storytellers. As a new wave of socially engaged art emerges, refugees are reclaiming their own stories.
A new and more inclusive visual language to represent refugees is emerging thanks to artivism.Read More