Friday, November 30, 2012

[Yasmin_discussions] Community Memory through Appropriated Media: an Interview about Sauti ya wakulima

Hi yasminers,

Marc Garrett from Furtherfield has interviewed me about Sauti ya wakulima (The voice of the farmers): a collaborative knowledge base about the effects of climate change done by rural farmers in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. The focus on the interview is related to socially engaged media art, and how can such forms of art become an agent of hope in these urgent times. Here is a very short quote, hoping that you will want to read more:

"In my opinion, the artists who still embrace the idea that art should only serve its own ends will become those who play the lyre while our world burns."

Read it here:

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