Tag: cultural resistance

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Artist Zehra Doğan performance, walking in front of a tank with her long hair coming out of the tank's cannon.

From Prison to Exile: Art as Resistance, a Dialogue with Zehra Doğan

Maryam AshrafiFebruary 28, 2024

Maryam Ashrafi engages Zehra Doğan in a dialogue regarding her imprisonment and unique form of resistance through art.

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Mindar, a robot priest built on ChatGPT technology, is giving Buddhist teachings at Kodai-ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Infocalypse or Cultural Renaissance? The Two Faces of Generative AI

Jean DestaFebruary 21, 2024

The year 2023 marked a cultural revolution of a sort. For millions of people, artificial intelligence has become a part of everyday life and consciousness, shaping the way we understand and imagine our interactions and societies.

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Drumming group performing in a protest.

Music and Politics in the West: Struggles, Shifts, and the Shadow of Capitalism

Andrea CegnaFebruary 14, 2024

There are several examples throughout history of how political struggles intertwined with the world of music. They cross-contaminated each other and grew, regardless of the logic of profit, that came to dominate the industry and society.

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Photo Essay: Cultural Resistance as Transformation

Lauren WalshFebruary 7, 2024

In looking at the breadth of these photographs, I grasp that cultural resistance is standing up for, protecting, or taking back that which governing forces have attempted to steal or destroy.

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Painting of a mother holding her child hung on a wall damaged by bullets.

Cultural Resistance

Editorial BoardFebruary 7, 2024

With Turning Point, we want to challenge ourselves and our readers to understand the world with new perspectives far from the mainstream lenses. We want to publish stories of resistance and struggle.