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Beth Bishop

Student in Harare

Cold War

PRESENTED ON MAY 19, 2016
IN HARARE @ VOL 1

Beth Bishop gives a history lesson on the Cold War

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War and Peace

BY PETER JUNG
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT ON AUG 20, 2014

Peter Jung talks about the challenges and process involved in rebuilding a war bunker into a luxury flat. He looks back at his work as his project is coming to a finish.

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Civil War Anesthesia

BY JOHN RATHGEB
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

John Rathgeb, a Civil War ethusiast, shares medical practices and the evolution of anesthesia around the world and uses in the Civil war. 

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Visual Documenter of War

BY SEAN O'GRADY
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

Videographer and photographer, Sean O’ Grady, is a visual documenter of the war of man vs. nature.  As a documenter Sean shares that he is able to be an observer and not an active participant of this futile war that man has with nature.  He explains that he doesn’t have the answers for the war, but only the evidence of its existence.  Being lost prior to coming to New Orleans he is in search of finding the 6th sense of balance.

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The REAL story behind Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast

BY KEN MUELLER
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 06, 2015

In this presentation, Ken Mueller examines the famous 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast by Orson Welles, and looks behind some of the myths and facts related to it, and puts the broadcast into context.

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Collateral Damage: Women & War

BY SARMALA SHANDRATHASAN
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 19, 2015

Sarmala Shandrathasan speaks about her life as an artist from war-torn Jaffna, in the very North of Sri Lanka. She discusses how the horrors of war have shaped her art and specifically how she intends to represent the hardships of women.

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Democracy, a most civil war

BY KARIM HAROUN
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 25, 2016

Karim Haroun is a filmmaker and producer based in Canada. For his talk, he is sharing his views on democracy in the Lebanese context, in relation to the municipal elections that are taking place during this time. What are the similarities and differences between democracy and war?

 

 

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Pollock, ABEX and the Art of War

BY SEAN O'HARROW
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 05, 2017

Sean O'Harrow, newly appointed Director of the Honolulu Museum of Art shares his knowledge on Jackson Pollock, Abstract Expressionism, and the art of war.

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A Brief History of Human Intoxication and the War on People (of Color) Who Use Drugs

BY LOGAN KINAMORE
@ VOL 8 ON APR 06, 2018

"Human beings have consumed mind and mood-altering substances since the advent of our species, using drugs for medicine, magic, and recreation. From pre-historical fermentation to the modern racist war on drugs, we will explore the human experience through the lens of drug use and changing social attitudes."

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Gojira (Godzilla) Cold War Connections

BY CHRISTINE HAYS
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 03, 2018

Christine Hays asks, do you know that popular culture reflects a particular group of individuals' psychological fears and fantasies? One excellent example is 1954 Japan and it's mega hit "Gojira (Godzilla)" Come find out what that film REALLY represented to Japanese society and what our modern version of "Godzilla" reveals about America today.