From the outside looking in with Ajith Kumarasirio

The Morning, Sri Lanka news story about Ajith Kumarasiri, a musician who is also a part of The JK Project's Shared Stories collection. Congratulations Ajith on this feature story! Bring on the noise...your music...to the bigger world. FEBRUARY 23, 2020 BY DIMITHRI WIJESINGHE 0 COMMENTS  POST VIEWS: 192 By Dimithri Wijesinghe Looking a little exhausted but still cheerfully offering us a […]

‘China’s Banksy’ takes aim at Beijing

Chinese artist Badiucao in his studio in Melbourne, Australia. Badiucao’s show, “Made in Hong Kong, Banned in China,” opens Feb. 20 in Melbourne. (Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/AFP/Getty Images) By Casey Quackenbush Feb. 18, 2020 at 9:59 a.m. ESTThe Washington Post SYDNEY — A dissident Chinese cartoonist whose solo Hong Kong show was canceled because of purported threats from authorities is […]

US Customs Destroys Malian Musical Instrument

Outrage after Malian Kora player's handmade instrument destroyed by US customs The musician asked whether US customs would have dismantled a Stradivarius violin By Anna Pujol-Mazzini DAKAR6 February 2020 • 3:57pmThe Telegraph Ballaké Sissoko found his instrument in pieces A top Malian kora player said his handmade instrument was destroyed by US custom officials as he […]

He yearns to escape war. His best shot: Dancing to stardom.

An 18-year-old who has lived as a refugee for the past eight years seeks a way out. By Danielle Paquette Feb. 5, 2020 at 6:05 a.m. EST The Washington Post OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — When he moves to the drumbeat, he forgets the corpses. He forgets the darkest hours of a life spent running from […]

Bullets to Books Screening in NYC on February 12, 2020 at 9pm

  #itsofficial #bulletstobooks will be premiering in NY @bigapplefilmfestival ! We are so proud to be able to tell @jokabraham story. It takes place @cinepolisusa theatre on 23rd street Feb 10-13th. Check out bigapplefilmfestival.com to see how you can make it to the screening! #indiefilm #filmfestival #nyc #documentary by by