Monthly archive December, 2015
Aesthetic Journalism: How to Inform Without Informing

Aesthetic Journalism: How to Inform Without Informing

Addressing a growing area of focus in contemporary art, Aesthetic Journalism investigates why contemporary art exhibitions often consist of interviews, documentaries, and reportage. Art theorist and critic Alfredo Cramerotti traces the shift in the production of truth from the domain of the news media to that of art and aestheticism—a change that questions the very foundations of...
Consultants

Consultants

Our consultants are highly educated and specialized in the fields of arts. They apply a multidisciplinary approach to analyzing new trends and contribute to their crystallization by entering into dialogue with artists and art communities around the globe, contextualize and clarify trends in articles and lectures, and engage art institutions and media in debates about...
MidEast Cut

MidEast Cut

MidEast Cut offers an investigation of the cognitive, cultural, social and political ‘space’ of alternative / experimental short film, documentary and video from and about the Middle East, Iran and Turkey. Background During 2005-2007 CPS launched a series of international film festivals such as Made in Video, Coding-Decoding, Not on Satellite, Sightseeing Lebanon, From the Middle East with Love, and...
Coding: Decoding

Coding: Decoding

Contemporary Practices

Contemporary Practices

When addressing the changing climate of visual culture in contemporary Arab society, one might best describe what the region is witnessing as cultural growth and expansion. A new generation of video makers and documentarists is on the rise, offering alternative sources of information and entertainment, and enjoying awareness of the new social media, from Morocco...
Brumaria 12

Brumaria 12

TV images can drag us into and out of anything. The power and influence of the global TV network has managed to attract millions of advertisers and investors, but the number of consumers will always be larger. Some individuals and groups found in TV a new means of power, a new arena for political manifestos....