Poetry review – HAIL SISTERS OF THE REVOLUTION: Kelly Davis admires Caroline Gilfillan’s tribute to a 1970s band of freedom fighters
Why We Sing, by Julia Hollander. Review by Barbara Lewis. Sometimes we sing because we are happy. More importantly, we sing to make ourselves happy – and not just in a good mood, but healthier, saner and part of a more cohesive community.
Museum of New Zealand/Te Papa Tongarewa. Review by Barbara Lewis. In their desperation to get New Zealand’s founding document signed, the British in undue haste drew up a Maori version of the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi that is disputed to this day.
By Barbara Lewis • art, exhibitions, history, installations, painting, politics, society, textiles, travel, year 2023 • Tags: art, Barbara Lewis, exhibitions, history, installations, painting, textiles
Poetry review – SHELLING PEAS WITH MY GRANDMOTHER IN THE GORGIOLANDS: James Roderick Burns appreciates the atmospheric detail in an admirable first full collection by Sarah Wimbush
European Solidarity Centre, by Barbara Lewis. Many of us can spell Solidarnosc, because we’ve seen it written so many times in the bold, red logo created by Jerzy Janiszewski in the early days of the Solidarnosc movement credited with toppling Communism in eastern Europe and leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
50 of Tel Aviv’s Most Intriguing Streets. The Lives Behind the Names. Text by Miryam Sivan, Photographs by Ziv Koren. Curated by Ellin Yassky. Published by Gefen, Jerusalem & New York. Maror by Lavie Tidhar. Published by Head Zeus. Two book reviews with Israeli themes, by Julia Pascal.