Tag Archives: Sweden

Ulla and Gustav Kraitz to Unveil Blue Dragon on Roosevelt Island, NYC

New York, N.Y. A dedication ceremony for the Blue Dragon sculpture, donated to Roosevelt Island by world renowned Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz, will be held at Southpoint Park on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. The Blue Dragon embarked on a long voyage to its new home, departing from Hamburg, Germany on March […]

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Nigerian Novelist in Exile Reflects on Anti-Gay Law

Malmö, Sweden. One day in January 2014, award-winning Nigerian writer and rights activist Jude Dibia woke up gasping for air.  Nigeria had just passed a law criminalizing homosexuality.  This prompted Dibia to make the decision to leave his home country. Dibia now lives in Sweden, where he is a guest writer of the Malmö City […]

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Sweden Drops WikiLeaks Founder ‘Sex Probe’

Washington, D.C.  Prosecutors in Sweden say they have ended the investigation of allegations of sexual misconduct against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange because the deadline to bring charges has expired. Sweden took out an arrest warrant against Assange after two women accused him of rape and sexual misconduct during a visit there in 2010. The investigation […]

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Findings and Secrets: The Explored Gaze of Claudia Saggiante Rangel

By Alina Peña Iguarán, edited by Jim Luce. Claudia Saggiante Rangel formally began her studies in Art when she was 17 years old under the tutelage of the Peruvian painter, Carmen Bravo in Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico).  That moment triggered Saggiante’s artistic life.  Since then she has learned a new language that has allowed her to explore […]

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