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The 4Cs Blog is a platform for sharing ideas about the project theme: arts and conflict, culture and conflict, arts and conviviality, culture and conviviality.

The African Art in Venice Forum

The African Art in Venice Forum presents its second edition on 7-9 May 2019. In line with the Forum’s vision of inclusivity and accessibility, a Kickstarter campaign has been launched on March 18 for the development of a digital platform to livestream the event.

The exhibition (and mediations between) "L’Un et l’Autre"

Last February, Kader Attia and Jean-Jacques Lebel presented “L’Un et l’Autre [One and the Other]” at Palais de Tokyo. Jean-Jacques Lebel (b. 1936, France) is an artist, curator, writer, activist, event organiser, and was the author of the first European happening; Kader Attia (b. 1970, France) grew up between Paris and Algeria, and his interdisciplinary approach to research explores issues such as traditions, colonialism and collective memory.

Blackness On and Beyond the Transparent Windowpanes: Notes on the Ghosts of Colonialism in Lithuanian Streets

In this essay, Rado Ištok proposes to examine the stereotypical racial imagery of the café and shop windows as transparent interfaces between public and private space in Lithuania and Eastern Europe in relation to the region’s complicit yet often ignored relationship with the histories of colonial and racist violence. The text was originally published on echo gone wrong's website.