Category: Uprisings

  • Zhang Hongtu, The Last Banquet, 1989.

    25 Years After the Tiananmen Crackdown

    June 2, 2014 - 

    To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, Creative Time Reports presents reflections on China’s 1989 democracy movement from artists involved in the historic exhibition “China: June 4, 1989,” in partnership with the Asian American Writers’ Workshop.  More
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    Comrade Kots:
    A Poem by Kirill Medvedev

    May 6, 2014 - 

    On the anniversary of massive protests in Moscow ahead of Vladimir Putin’s third presidential inauguration, the writer and labor activist Kirill Medvedev shares a poem whose title derives from a nickname he was given by Russia’s secret police agency, the FSB.  More
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    From Santiago Streets to Parliament Seats, Chile’s Student Revolution

    December 16, 2013 - 

    After years of protests against an education system established by Pinochet’s military dictatorship, Chile has elected student activists to Congress and returned Michelle Bachelet to the presidential office. What’s next for the nation’s student movement?  More
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    From the Blowout to the Movement: Mexican Political Action in Print

    October 2, 2013 - 

    Military forces crushed a peaceful student movement with the October 2, 1968 massacre of demonstrators in Mexico City’s Tlatelolco district. The students’ legacy lives on through political prints and cultural workshops by the city’s graphic design collective Escuela de Cultura Popular Revolucionaria Mártires del ‘68.  More
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    Political Deadlock in Tunisia: 9oddem el UIB

    September 16, 2013 - 

    In the long wake of revolution, Tunisia’s citizens remain divided over the ruling Islamist party Ennahda and the future of their country. Artist Nadia Ayari reports on protests condemning the assassinations of opposition leaders and the lack of protection for secular life.  More
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    Editor’s Letter

    Five years after Creative Time Reports’ inception, the project is coming to a close. Editor Marisa Mazria Katz reflects on some of the most moving pieces that solidified CTR as a unique platform that elevates artists’ voices.

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