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.
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.
Feminine Power: the divine and the demonic. Review by Carla Scarano. The Citi exhibition at the British Museum is a thought-provoking and diverse display of more than 80 artefacts and contemporary artworks that draw from the museum’s collections, loans and new commissions. They reveal the complexity of the representation of more than 5,000 years of femininity in cultures and religions around the world.
By Carla Scarano • art, drawing, exhibitions, history, installations, painting, religion, sculpture, society, tapestry, textiles, year 2022 • Tags: art, Carla Scarano, design, drawing, exhibitions, history, religion, sculpture, society