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Diamond Stingily. Elephant Memory, 2016. Installation. "… combines various shades of the store-bought hair not with cute or colorful accessories but with forbidding steel chains and sturdy hooks more befitting the exhibition’s explicit allusions to the threat of violence and to the troubled threshold between public and private. A group of battered apartment doors, weary…

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African Americans protest against police brutality in Harlem, New York, 1963. Protesting police brutality in downtown Seattle, 2015. November, 2015 report by MintPress: "As of Monday evening, U.S. police had killed 1,024 people since the start of the year, according to The Counted, a continuously updated database of U.S. police killings maintained by The Guardian.…

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William Klein, Gerard Ifert, Wojciech Zamecznik. 1950s-1960s "… In the post-war years, these three photographers managed to revolutionize photography, despite its young history in the arts. Through photomontages, formal abstractions, they became predecessors and influences of the Bauhaus, a school that promotes the alliance between the fine arts and the applied arts. The artist takes…

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Daan Roosegaarde. Gates of Light. Windvogel. Glowing Nature. 2017. Installations by Studio Roosegaarde. "The new futuristic entrance of the dike GATES OF LIGHT brings the 60 monumental floodgates of 1932 back to their former glory. Every day 20.000 cars pass by. The structures, which were originally designed by Dirk Roosenburg, the grandfather of Dutch architect…