This Palestinian artist is using fierce makeup to address pressing global issues (photos)

Rand Jarallah is a Palestinian activist who’s using art and makeup to raise awareness about different issues that she is passionate about. Her work is thematizing gender-based violence, global warming, psychological disorders and other different issues related to activist work. As…

Sexual aggression isn’t hot

BY: NADIA ZAIDI  I don’t know many women who enjoy being manhandled. Yet somehow female characters on television and in movies find this turns them on. Don’t get me wrong. E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey sold over 100 million…

Get to Know the Graffiti Affect

Often accredited to deviant hooliganism, my professors, and peers upped their nose at the idea of graffiti as fine art, only to ask me in private how I felt about Banksy. It seems the academic and hi-art roster is quick to jump…

Art As A Weapon 7/7

In the final part of the series, those at the forefront of the movement are using their knowledge to inspire the younger generations to take part. Yi-Yi explains that art is a weapon for change, and to use it as…

Art As A Weapon 6/7

Beardtruck Films’ Art as a Weapon is a documentary series examining the power of art in the volatile Southeast Asia state Burma (Myanmar). The sixth part of the series, “Freedom to Lead”, is devoted to Aung San Suu Kyi, an…

Art As A Weapon 5/7

In part five of the series, the graffiti displays from students caught the attention of JR, a street artist in France who is working on his own global art movement. He invited them to be a part of his art…

Art As A Weapon Part 4/7

Beardtruck Films’ Art as a Weapon is a documentary series examining the power of art in the volatile Southeast Asia state Burma (Myanmar). Part four is entitled “Non-Violent Struggle”, and looks at art’s function as such. We’re introduced to King…

Art As A Weapon Part 3/7

Art as a Weapon is a documentary series examining the power of art in the volatile Southeast Asia state Burma (Myanmar). Part three, entitled “The Voice of the People”, discusses the ways in which street art and punk rock can…

Art As A Weapon 2/7

Art as a Weapon is a documentary series examining the power of art in the volatile Southeast Asia state Burma (Myanmar). In part two of the series, we catch up with students who are being taught the importance of creative…

Art As A Weapon 1/7

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