CULTURE

De la Section de traduction de l’ONU à la scène littéraire

Grand spécialiste du théâtre espagnol contemporain, explorateur de l’autofiction familiale, Borja Ortiz de Gondra, dont les œuvres sont traduites et jouées dans de nombreux pays, a travaillé dans les organisations internationales comme traducteur indépendant de 1998 à...

Listened to the musician. Watched the artist. Understood nothing

This edition of UN Today aims to approach the issue of disability from a different angle. On this occasion, we intend to merge the challenge of having certain special abilities and apply them to the possibility of engaging and communicating good examples through art....

The weaker sex? An exhibition on women and power at Morges castle

This, amongst others, was a legacy of the concept of “weaker sex” or “imbecillitas sexus”, derived from Roman law, literally meaning the weakness of female mental power, and had a lasting influence on the role assigned to women. Society severely limited female civil...

Pictures of a dreamer

The experience was first to discover the singular photographer, then the singular man. Why singular? Because he breaks the mould of what one expects when trying to discover what lies behind a talented eye, two hands to hold a camera, and a finger to press a button. To...

In the name of the father

There are few people in history like Charlie Chaplin. His talent has remained intact throughout the ages as he has attracted fans from all generations: past, present and no doubt future. There is nothing more to add about Chaplin’s genius, which is why we thought it...

Le MEG, un musée en pleine evolution

Lorsqu’en 2019, la Ville de Genève demande à ses institutions culturelles de définir leurs engagements futurs, le Musée Ethnographique de Genève (MEG) entame une réflexion critique sur son identité. Son premier constat est qu’avec ses 195’00 visiteurs par an, des...

Can art and connection save the world?

Dan Acher uses cities the world over as playgrounds. Very big playgrounds, in which large-scale installations bring thousands of people together. His work taps deep into shared emotion, a magical space which enables all kinds of citizens to connect with each other and...

100 ans + 1 de vie internationale: une région transformée

Dans un monde chaque jour plus instable et interdépendant, nous avons plus que jamais besoin de coopérer sur tous les plans et entre les territoires. Si les instances des Nations Unies s’emploient à rétablir l’esprit et les pratiques du multilatéralisme, certaines...

CULTURE

De la Section de traduction de l’ONU à la scène littéraire

Grand spécialiste du théâtre espagnol contemporain, explorateur de l’autofiction familiale, Borja Ortiz de Gondra, dont les œuvres sont traduites et jouées dans de nombreux pays, a travaillé dans les organisations internationales comme traducteur indépendant de 1998 à...

Listened to the musician. Watched the artist. Understood nothing

This edition of UN Today aims to approach the issue of disability from a different angle. On this occasion, we intend to merge the challenge of having certain special abilities and apply them to the possibility of engaging and communicating good examples through art....

The weaker sex? An exhibition on women and power at Morges castle

This, amongst others, was a legacy of the concept of “weaker sex” or “imbecillitas sexus”, derived from Roman law, literally meaning the weakness of female mental power, and had a lasting influence on the role assigned to women. Society severely limited female civil...

Pictures of a dreamer

The experience was first to discover the singular photographer, then the singular man. Why singular? Because he breaks the mould of what one expects when trying to discover what lies behind a talented eye, two hands to hold a camera, and a finger to press a button. To...

In the name of the father

There are few people in history like Charlie Chaplin. His talent has remained intact throughout the ages as he has attracted fans from all generations: past, present and no doubt future. There is nothing more to add about Chaplin’s genius, which is why we thought it...

Le MEG, un musée en pleine evolution

Lorsqu’en 2019, la Ville de Genève demande à ses institutions culturelles de définir leurs engagements futurs, le Musée Ethnographique de Genève (MEG) entame une réflexion critique sur son identité. Son premier constat est qu’avec ses 195’00 visiteurs par an, des...

Can art and connection save the world?

Dan Acher uses cities the world over as playgrounds. Very big playgrounds, in which large-scale installations bring thousands of people together. His work taps deep into shared emotion, a magical space which enables all kinds of citizens to connect with each other and...

100 ans + 1 de vie internationale: une région transformée

Dans un monde chaque jour plus instable et interdépendant, nous avons plus que jamais besoin de coopérer sur tous les plans et entre les territoires. Si les instances des Nations Unies s’emploient à rétablir l’esprit et les pratiques du multilatéralisme, certaines...

Patrick Chappatte: Cancel culture has gone too far

Patrick Chappatte was born in Pakistan, he spent time in Singapore before his family settled in Geneva when he was five. He publishes in Le Temps, NZZ, Le Canard Enchainé, Der Spiegel and the Boston Globe. Until recently he also worked for the New York Times, but...

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