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Discussion: Contemporary Art

What do you know about postmodernism? Do you like contemporary art? I don't, but many people do. Let's meet and discuss it.

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Kumihimo, the Japanese Braiding Art

Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese style of braiding that has been handed down from generation to generation. Tonight, you can explore it at Speak Freely! We'll listen to some history of this art, see a lot of examples, and even try to make some ourselves!

Does Art imitate Life or the other way around?

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Do movies, TV-shows and songs reflect the current state of the society, the needs and values of people around us, or do we just mimic what we see and hear in the media readily assuming those ideas and desires as our own. Are these subliminal messages benign and are in our best interest or do they only serve corporations who make us buy things we don't need, with money we don't have to impress people don't even like?