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LITERATURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE – The optimistic tone in Eka Budianta’s poetry

Climate change and sustainable life, poetically In his works, writing about environmental issues and climate change, he addressed environmental topics. After graduating from high school in 1974, Eka Budianta https://openlibrary.org/works/OL16551351W/Walking_Westward_in_the_Morning?edition=ia%3Awalkingwestwardi0000unse continued his education at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Indonesia, where he began writing and publish his works. This Indonesian writer writes about the environment, tourism and …

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A FUSION OF PABLO PICASSO AND DIEGO RIVERA – Djoko Pekik, or, struggling and pushing the boundaries of art

Painting happy victims and thieves who rob them Born in Grobogan (Purwodadi, Central Java) in 1937, he received an art education at the Indonesian Fine Arts Academician in Yogjakarta. With prices ranging from just over 1000 to over 40.000 USD, his paintings have been offered for auction multiple times. From his point of view, art can help eradicate the characteristics …

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A WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE IN BALAGTAS – Francisco Balagtas and his poem Florante at Laura

The injustices of the Filipino natives, in the Tagalog language Born in April 1788, Francisco Balagtas https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/francisco-balagtas/m030402?hl=en was a Tagalog-speaking scholar during the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. Considered the Prince of Tagalog poets because of his masterpiece Florante at Laura, to go to school in exchange for domestic service, when he was young, he went to a distant …

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A BAND WITH UNPREDICTABLE MUSICALITY – The Ransom Collective and Filipino indie folk music

Lively music for adventurous melodies After indie soloist Kian Ransom returned from California to the Philippines in 2013, he had the idea of teaming up with a high school drummer friend and three fine arts students, forming the band The Ransom Collective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6Fi0mGnX70 with them. For their 20-year-olds and enthusiastic fans, it’s a young band that helps keep them young. …

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POWER OF NATURAL LIGHT, BACKLIGHT AND CHIAROSCURO – Fernando Amorsolo’s mastery in the use of light and shadow

When sunlight becomes an additional color Four days after his death, he was awarded at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. In his paintings, you can easily grasp the presence of figures outlined against a bright light. Considered together with Juan Luna and Fernando Zóbel among the protagonists of the Philippine pictorial scene, the portraitist and painter of rural landscapes …

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HUMOROUS COMICS FOR BOYS – Tiberio Colantuoni: drawing when comics seemed useless and detrimental

A brilliant cartoonist, between the sixties and seventies In the early 1960s, he was influenced by the American cartoonist Don Martin. Born in Rome in 1935, Tiberio Colantuoni https://www.lucianobottaro.it/la-biografia/tiberio-colantuoni/ studied at the School of Ceramic Art in Civita Castellana, then devoting himself briefly to the activity of a ceramic painter. In 1953, after meeting the designer Jacovitti – who taught …

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THE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE HUMAN SOUL AND SWEAT – Ilaria Facci, between Art Photography and Self Portraits

Photographic atmospheres, between mannerism and symbolism In her photographic works you find flesh and blood that dance creatively, on the verge of collapse. The artist, human rights activist and traveler, Ilaria Facci https://it.ilariafacciart.com/ was born in Rome in 1982. After suffering from retinoblastoma and losing her left eye, she moved to Buenos Aires with my mother and sister. In 2000 …

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CREATIVE BOLD, AWAY FROM THE SPOTLIGHT – Frida Giannini’s strong design aesthetic

The creative director who loves charities. She does not consider fashion as a simple job, but as a vocation. Together with her ex-husband, she has been the creative soul of the Florentine brand Gucci for ten years. Born in Rome in 1972, the Italian designer Frida Giannini https://www.businessoffashion.com/community/people/frida-giannini studied in the same city at the Academy of Costume and Fashion. …

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