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From resurrected churches to roller skating rinks, subterranean reservoirs to thermal power plants, we reflect on the past lives, and reincarnations of Europe’s most extraordinary contemporary art spaces. Explore the untold history of art.  MAAT Museum Past life: A thermal power stationLocation: Lisbon, Portugal Historical photograph of the Central Tejo power station, Lisbon. Photography: Kurt Pinto, courtesy of EDP Foundation On …

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.] Immerse yourself in the dream of a dying city. Boreal Tenebrae will take you on an incredible retro-style adventure, inspired by PlayStation 1 classics, with a mysterious atmosphere and elements of horror. The game will …

OXFORD, CT – Looking for things to do this week? As more businesses and local places reopen and it becomes safer to get together in small groups, don’t miss out on what’s new on your Oxford Patch community calendar. Here’s a look at local events coming to the area this week. Tip: If you are …

During the last two weeks of each June, St. Petersburg experiences one of its most famous natural phenomena – the White Nights, a period of sunshine near midnight. Fans of Fyodor Dostoyevsky, whose bicentenary is celebrated in 2021, like to walk in the evening on a summer night when a patch of daylight is visible …

When I wandered through the Goa Museum on a balmy evening, the large ‘Carpet of Joy’, one of the museum’s main attractions, caught my eye as I walked up the stairs to the artist’s office. and owner of the museum, Subodh Kerkar. I had been to the museum before and had seen this work, but …

Brazil has become the second country, behind the United States, to record more than half a million deaths from COVID-19, a health ministry official said on Saturday. “500,000 lives lost due to the pandemic affecting our Brazil and the world,” tweeted Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga, according to a report from Agence France-Presse. Ethel Maciel, epidemiologist …

But parks like this are not oases, nor a public good. Since the High Line opened in New York in 2009, high-end green spaces with significant private funding, like the 606 in Chicago and the BeltLine in Atlanta, have become reliable tools for increasing property values. and stimulate the development of luxury, uprooting workers from …

Kia Lilly Caldwell, professor of African, African-American and Diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, has been appointed vice-president of faculty affairs and diversity at the University of Washington in St. Louis, announced Beverly Wendland, president and executive vice-chancellor for academic affairs. Kia Lilly Caldwell (Photo: Tanisha Walker) Caldwell, whose …