Bullets to Books Music Video LMVF Selection!

Let's celebrate! The Bullets to Books Music Video is part of the official selection of the LMVF 2021! (London Music Video Festival)On the 1st of July 2021 the B2B music video will be shown in a global online stream. Friends and Fans, you can view this event here: https://fb.me/e/2dVvdRpSu Congratulations to I AM PEACE musicians and film director/cinematographer Achuoth Deng! by by

Kultur Stories-Guest Artists Highlights

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The Kultur Stories Pilot would like to share its Guest Artists Presentations highlights with you. Prepared by Kultur Stories interns, Liz Morgan, Joyce Koo, and Niles Garrison, these highlights provide valuable advice, shared experiences, and encapsulate the healing power of art and music in response to oppression.       Kultur Stories: Margot NeuhausGuest Artist […]

‘A Dozen Dreams’ Review: Eerie Memories Bring Magic to the Mall

Twelve exquisitely designed installations capture the fears, hopes and reveries shared on audio by 12 women playwrights. A room depicting Martyna Majok’s dream is part of the En Garde Arts production of “A Dozen Dreams” at Brookfield Place.Credit...Sara Krulwich/The New York Times By Maya PhillipsMay 20, 2021New York Times A dark room with a naked bulb […]

Hong Kong Protests, Silenced on the Streets, Surface in Artworks

Even as the authorities restrict speech in the Chinese territory, local artists are subtly rendering the 2019 pro-democracy demonstrations in paintings, installations and other media. The artist Siu Wai Hang. Last month, the Hong Kong branch of the Goethe-Institut, the cultural arm of the German government, hosted a mixed-media solo show by him, “Unreasonable Behavior.”Credit...Lam […]

Voices of Exchange Featuring Jok Abraham Thon

Hear Jok Abraham Thon, the inspiration behind BULLETS TO BOOKS, share his vision for changing young people's minds from bullets to books.  You can listen to this podcast here, beginning Friday, May 12 at 8am ET/12pm GT.   by by

Voices of Exchange

Episode 3: Jumping Out of the Water Wed, 28 Apr 2021 08:00:00 -0400 What happens when you’re an artist living in a tyrannical state: do you risk your life to fight tyranny, or do you escape your country because your gifts are valuable to the entire world?  Join us as we meet Gail Prensky, a […]

Kultur Stories — Margot Neuhaus, Guest Artist

Guest Artist Story, March 10, 2021     Kultur Stories launched its second virtual pilot program in early March, connecting over Zoom three pods of young scholars from South Sudan, Sweden, and the United States.  Over the next three months, these young scholars will discuss and create digital stories around themes focused on issues of […]

Bridging Time, Distance and Distrust, With Music

THE SATURDAY PROFILEFrom The New York Times Neta Elkayam, an Israeli singer, plumbs the rich culture of the Moroccan Jews she descended from, and introduces it to new audiences in both countries. The singer and artist Neta Elkayam in her backyard in Jerusalem. “Jewish immigrants from Morocco had a lot of troubles and difficulties,” she […]

The JK Project Newsletter-Winter 2021

Dear Friends, We hope that all is well and healthy with you and your loved ones during this life-changing pandemic.  Since the pandemic struck us in early 2020, The Jüdische Kulturbund Project has been harnessing its creativity, shifting plans, and starting new initiatives.  We are adapting, inventing, and re-defining our goals. Throughout COVID-19, the Project has embraced […]