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Extant dry-stone walls, built without the use of mortar or any binding agent, can be dated as far back as 3500 BCE.
The nay is a notoriously difficult instrument, which tends to be a point of pride for Cairo’s nayatiyya, or nay players.
Art & Design, Social Justice
At the height of the Silent Intifada in 2014, three Jerusalem performance artists demonstrate how art can pick up where the conversation stops.
Cultural Sustainability, Dance, Music
On one hot August evening, A Tribe Called Red turned the National Museum of the American Indian into a dance party.
As curators Adrian Loving and Vikki Tobak explore in their FotoWeekDC exhibition, nowhere did a communal space emerge as acutely as in the city’s underground clubs.
In India, millions of self-employed worker use the street to earn a living. Although they are marginalized, they do not exist in the margins.
Cultural Transmission, Dance, Music
“As Native people, we have to learn to balance two different worlds.”
Art & Design, Celebrations
“Ever since the beginning, I’ve wanted my pictures to look back at people.”
Una vez al año, la gente se reúne en El Parque de la Amistad en San Diego, California, y Tijuana, México, para una ocasión feliz: el Fandango Fronterizo.
Celebrations, Immigration & Migration, Music
Once a year, people gather at Friendship Park in San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Mexico, for a joyous occasion: the Fandango Fronterizo, or border fandango.