Hasankeyf, located in the Turkish border area with Iran, Iraq and Syria, is at least 12,000 years old and thus one of the oldest settlements of mankind. Turkey is building a gigantic dam here, the place will sink into the associated reservoir. And below the reservoir, the wetlands of the Tigris will dry up.
The island of Cyprus has been divided for 45 years. Local musicians, however, are crossing the south-easternmost border of the EU. Monsieur Doumani is an internationally acclaimed Greek-Cypriot musician trio on the island of Cyprus. Thirty years after the dissolution of the Iron Curtain in Europe, the band musically defies the division of the island. […]
While ISIS’s territorial caliphate in Iraq and Syria has come to an end, the threat presented by the group and others like it is alive and well. Tens of thousands of ISIS fighters, both foreign and local, as well as their families and children, are now in the hands of the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Iraqi military and security services, presenting an immediate and pressing challenge.
Art and Culture in Conflict Areas ORF – Kulturmontag, 29.4.2019 7 min The artist Adalet R. Garmiany and his art initiative ArtRole is working on a new project: a documentary about Mosul after ISIS. One of the largest ArtRole’s project in recent years. ‘Mosul My Home’ Is a project addressing the hope and dreams of people […]