Esperanto, the forgotten language?

“Every summer, Château Gresillon [in France] is full of families enjoying the French countryside – but it’s quite unlike any other château: it’s Esperanto-land. It was bought by a handful of Esperantists back in the 1950s, and has been hosting speakers of the obscure universal language ever since.” A video by the global news agency, […]

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A still from the AT&T ad

Does social media have a place in an art museum?

Dana Allen-Greil posted an article recently, “Everything that’s wrong with society”? Facebook Home in museums. The post was triggered by a TV ad from AT&T in the US, for a mobile phone running Facebook Home (an app that fills the home screen with a steady stream of Facebook posts). In the ad, a woman in an art museum is […]

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