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War, cultural war, artBy Patricia Rousseaux


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Why the war?By Patricia Rousseaux

Culture War

In 1932, an exchange of letters between the father of physics, Albert Einstein, and the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, translated the concerns of the two humanist intellectuals in that first third of the 20th century. In the letters, both questioned each other, from perspectives completely different, the reason for the armed conflicts, shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War.

Culture Wars grow on social mediaBy Fabio Cypriano

Culture War

Why attacks on cultural institutions and works of art are used as instruments of the right, based on algorithms that value hate speech

Repeat. It's good to rememberBy Maria Hirszman

Culture War

A series of exhibitions and events recalls 60 years of the military dictatorship, revisiting traumas and legacies and connecting the past to recent threats to democracy

Civilization in disputeBy Maria Hirszman

Culture War

Professor and literary critic João Cezar de Castro Rocha talks about the various faces of the far-right discourse: authoritarianism, cultural war and cognitive chaos

What can a work of culture, art or criticism do?By Tales Ab'Sáber

Culture War

A question for Tales Ab'Sáber

The university, censorship and cancellationsBy Tâmara Abreu

Culture War

The growing proscription of literary works in educational institutions is already a reality; institutionalized interdiction may be on the way

The militias of faith, a strategy of power & prejudiceBy Jotabê Medeiros

Culture War

What is there in common between Donald Trump's 'Bible', the narco-Pentecostalism of Complexo do Alemão, the little aunt who wears the Israeli flag on her back in extreme right-wing events and Claudia Leitte's refusal to sing the Afro tradition that made her rich?

Against fundamentalist erasure, the strength of shamansBy Luiz Bolognesi

Culture War

Luiz Bolognesi, director of Ex-pajé, a documentary that follows the life of an indigenous spiritual leader who is being slaughtered by the arrival of the evangelical church, reflects on the erasure of shamans

Film addresses the madness of the evangelization of indigenous people in JavariBy Fabio Cypriano

Culture War

Avesso do Céu, by the duo Dias & Riedweg, was filmed in the Javari Reserve, in the far west of the Amazon, and has as its theme the conversion practiced by dozens of neo-Pentecostal churches, even with newly contacted indigenous people

The recreation of a cosmogonyBy Patricia Rousseaux

Culture War

Thiago Martins de Melo develops political work in which he tirelessly denounces necropolitics and the erasure of the history of images by colonization

Tijuana: violence & cultureBy Leonor Amarante


With three million inhabitants, the Mexican city, cut off by the wall on the US border, is trying to establish itself as a cultural hub

An oasis in the semiarid northeastBy Patricia Rousseaux


In Cariri, a cultural center built on the ruins of a seminary and a hospital shows that will, respect and political intelligence can create a lung of art and environmental preservation