Category: Election Report

  • The Day the Taliban Took Kabul

    March 24, 2014 - 

    When the Taliban first entered Kabul in 1996, writer Habib Zahori was hopeful their presence would usher in an era of peace and stability after years of civil war. His optimism quickly soured. Now, with Afghanistan’s presidential elections and the American troop withdrawal on the horizon, Zahori explains why political transition invokes a sense of wariness.  More
  • Fitna and the Iranian Elections

    June 12, 2013 - 

    On Friday, Iran is set to elect a new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, four years after the country’s last elections triggered widespread protests and a brutal crackdown. An anonymous artist pays tribute to the Green Movement, its creative forms of subversion and its imprisoned protesters.  More
  • A Second Term, Another Chance for Change

    November 7, 2012 - 

    Moments after President Obama’s re-election was announced, hip-hop artist Jasiri X interviewed activists and politicians at a Democratic committee in Pennsylvania about their hopes for the next four years.  More
  • Georgia: After Nine Years, A New Political Party Takes Power

    October 12, 2012 - 

    On October 1, Georgians went to the polls for parliamentary elections, deciding between the president’s United National Movement Party and the opposition Georgian Dream coalition, led by a billionaire art collector new to politics, Bidzina Ivanishvili.  More
  • Russia: Was There a Ballot Box?

    March 12, 2012 - 

    After the Russian presidential elections in March, the Mobile Observers Group walked around St. Petersburg exposing electoral fraud. Here, they learn that a portable ballot box was stuffed, unknowingly to the market workers who were supposed to use it, with ballots marked for Vladimir Putin.  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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