He said in an interview in Lagos that it was only when Nigerian artists are able to put the nation’s culture and the arts in a perspective that they can then effectively market them. … [Read more...] about Artist calls for more research into Nigerian arts and culture
Combining art and science
She armed herself with the necessary protection gear and took a tour around a forest park near the Huazhong University of Science and Technology. "It was a sunny day, and there were people taking a walk on the street, although not many," she says. "Everything was quiet and seemed in order, not the gloomy picture painted by some posts online." … [Read more...] about Fighting the virus with art
Since its premiere in 1979 by a radio station in Anshan, Liaoning province, the classic pingshu piece, The Legend of Yue Fei, has become one of the most popular performances among Chinese audiences. Liu has performed the piece at theaters, radio stations and TV stations over the past 40 years. … [Read more...] about Folk art helps inspire fight against outbreak
Farmers in Somerset claim a lack of river dredging worsened the impact of the flooding that hit the region in January 2014. But planned flood defences in Oxford, for example, have avoided dredging, as it would not provide enough additional capacity to deal with a major flood. … [Read more...] about How can flooding be stopped?
Interacting with others can be a challenge for people with autism, which may explain why their special interests are often solitary People with autism can find it difficult to cope with changes in routine, which is why they may value the predictability of a particular activity People with autism often demonstrate both a great attention to detail and an ability to remain focused on a task for long periods of time, can lead to them becoming highly skilled in their chosen field. Source: Dimensions … [Read more...] about The autistic musician who ‘makes music with his mind’