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"We need to remind ourselves every day of what hate speech does to our societies. It erodes trust. It fuels anger and triggers violence. Around the world, there is an alarming surge In hate speech and xenophobia based on religion or belief, race or gender including disturbing rise in antisemitism, Islamophobia and Christianophobia. Religions are being weaponized to serve political gains."
Native American artists say they continue to struggle with the theft of their work, and tribal leaders are urging Congress to strengthen the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.
Music publishers sued Twitter for more than $250 million in damages on Wednesday, alleging that the social media platform “breeds massive copyright infringement that harms music creators.”
Today, the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, gathered representatives of the Organization’s 193 Member States to inform them that the United States of America had officially notified her of its decision to rejoin UNESCO in July 2023, on the basis of a concrete financing plan.
Visual art has been used to revamp the portrayal of climate change with the aims of engaging emotions and expanding nonexperts’ psychological capacity to perceive its relevance. However, empirical evidence supporting the effectiveness of artistic representation of data as a tool for public communication is lacking.
Hawai’i, a Polynesian State of the United States of America (USA) is the host of the 2024 Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture (FestPAC), the world’s largest celebration of indigenous Pacific Islanders where artists, cultural practitioners, scholars, and officials from member nations of the Pacific Community (SPC) get together. The USA is one of the five founding members of SPC alongside, France, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.