Landfill Harmonic is an upcoming documentary about “The Recycled Orchestra,” a group of children from a Paraguayan slum who play instruments made entirely from garbage.
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The “Abused Goddesses” campaign calls attention to the ongoing crisis of domestic violence and sexual assault against women in India.
Michael Soi’s paintings are a reflection of life in Nairobi as well as an unflinching commentary on Kenyan society and politics.
Part 3 of our interview with Liz Nord, where we discuss Jerusalem Unfiltered and Battle for Jerusalem, two projects that explore contemporary Jerusalem through the eyes of local political, social and cultural leaders.
Voice of Art (VOA) is a documentary series that showcases political and socially conscious artists around different issues, events and activities. VOA’s latest episode highlights Oakland-based graffiti artist GATS (Graffiti Against The System).
These giant fish rising out of the sand at Botofogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro are made almost entirely out of discarded plastic bottles.
Ai Weiwei is China’s most famous international artist and also one of its most notorious dissidents. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry chronicles Weiwei’s struggle for human rights within his country and his use of art and social media to rally global audiences to his cause.
China’s celebrated and oft-persecuted Ai Weiwei has a new work on display in Taiwan named “Forever Bicycles.” The piece features thousands of bicycles welded together and is a reflection of Ai Weiwei’s perception of the rapid pace of China’s social change.
Reality Sandwich recently featured a compelling interview with William Etundi, who rose to prominence in the early 2000’s as an NYC-based social activist and party promoter. Etundi now serves as creative director of Artists Wanted, an organization devoted to creating opportunities for artists all around the world.
Robin Hammond’s The price of gold is a photo essay on the plight of gold miners in Zimbabwe, who risk it all in pursuit of a better life for themselves and their families.
Influential poet, writer, musician & free thinker Gil Scott-Heron died today at the age of 62. A selection of videos in his memory.