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From shock to rhythm: Dans la mesure de l’impossible and the staging of humanitarian work

No scenic element so perfectly translates the play Dans la mesure de l’impossible (Tiago Rodrigues, Culturgest, 2024) as its sonic foundation. It is true that the tent set up on stage, as well as the actors’ body work, will have been stuck in the memory when the curtains close. But it is really through the […]

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Re-socialising Art (with Foucault)

What strikes me is the fact that in our society, art has become something which is related only to objects and not to individuals, or to life. That art is something which is specialised or which is done by experts who are artists. But couldn’t everyone’s life become a work of art? Why should the […]

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Media attention to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria – a reflection on news media coverage of humanitarian crises

The earthquake of the latest 6th of February was the “greatest tragedy since 1939” in Turkey and led Syria to a situation “worse than the war” that the country has endured for more than a decade, according to a piece’s title of Diário de Notícias newspaper[1]. Nevertheless, in a search on its website for the […]

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Human Rights: Dignity, Freedom and Justice for All

Surely it is difficult to list the situations that contribute/co-occur to the inequality gap, but what unites everything and underlines the need for reflection are the many characteristics that can place someone/some group in vulnerability and social disadvantage. Carlos Barros 10th of December marks the International Human Rights Day. This day marks the official recognition […]

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Low and middle-low-income world economies lead the deafness ranking

Deafness, which is currently framed under the broader term “Deaf and Hard of Hearing” (DHoH) – covers hearing loss that ranges from mild, moderate, severe, and profound – is a relatively common condition and found in all regions and countries, irrespective of gender, social or economic status of individuals. Its typology and etiology are varied. […]

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Education through Art. The exhibition Equity as a search for Peace

Art takes on the character of expression of the Self, accessible not only to academics or specialists, instead it is a form of expression of freedom, of development of the values of Dignity and a way of promoting social progress. Carlos Barros Art is the most immersive experience between the ‘self’, the ‘other’ and the […]

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