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Navigating between art and politics, an intermediate view

Wednesday was the opening night of the three-day conference What's Art Got To Do With It? on art, politics, and Israel/Palestine.
How do you open a conference on a loaded topic that everyone, especially from the sidelines, has an opinion on? With music. Because how can you be against it?
The evening began amiably with a short performance by the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra, a modern version of 11th-century Moorish music, with Islamic, Jewish and Christian influences. Safe, maa...

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Helen Westerik

Helen Westerik is a film historian and great lover of experimental films. She teaches film history and researches the body in art.View Author posts

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