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annaesterina Storytelling can unbend the mind. Saw an experimental theatre piece based on Sophocles’ Antigone called, “Alexis: A Greek Tragedy” by touring Italian theatre group, Motus. The production fused documentary film with contemporary theatre to retell the story of Antigone, the ancient Greek tragedy written in 441 BC. Set during the 2008 Arab Spring protests in modern Greece, the story unfolds the aftermath of a young boy’s death. Alexis is shot and left to die on the streets of Athens after a protest. His sister is Antigone. The play is performed in Italian and features English subtitles on screen. The blend of language and culture closes the distance. The message feels more poignant. Antigone matters. Then… Now. Them… Us. We are no different. We are all Antigone’s. Her story is as relevant as it ever was. It's a classic story. Based upon myth older than even Sophocles time. Still that shocking. We talk about change and progress, and yet, we remain the same.
#Antigone #Sophocles #Motus #Greektragedy #ancienttragedy #Greece #ArabSpring #Protests #theatre #storytelling #film #documentary #humannature
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jaumesolerlacruz At the European Council on #ForeignRelations debate on the #ArabSpring crisis in #Libya #Egypt and #Syria 18h

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breetmowse I tried uploading THIS same picture about 15 TIMES this morning except it read the following caption including the one i will post in the comment after this one... "Things are changing. I can see more and more that people are genuinely starting to care about the world around them and about complete strangers. More and more people are realizing that there can be a better way of living for everyone. Seeing, meeting, and talking about these ideas, injustices, and issues among all these people is making a better world more and more tangible. For the past few weeks i have been repeatedly kicked off instatits(calling it that so i can post this). I have been #censored from liking, posting, commenting, and direct messaging anf the whole thing has only fuled to my fire. You cant kill an idea." 2d

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ayyaharraz Hundreds come to rally in Ben Arous, #Tunis for Ben Caid Essebsi and his party Nidaa Tunis. The parliamentary election is only three days away. But for a country of 11 million election fever is pretty low. Many are disheartened to vote, and feel it just won't count to make a difference. A feeling so familiar pre-revolution. | 21st October, 2014. #election #parliamentary #Tunisia #arabspring 2d

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variskandahari Did you guys really think nothing happened December 21st, 2012? All the ancient ancestors promised that this dark corporate/elitist ruled world would come to an end, and that humanity would proceed with giving birth to a new world. One filled love, peace, compassion, mercy, coexistence, enlightenment, understanding, truth, dignity and honor. We are going through a world wide revolution. Not the typical revolution where one corrupt institution is replaced with another, but a revolution of the mind, a spiritual revolution. We are headed to what the ancients referred to as 'The Golden Age'. HUMANITY IS WAKING UP. It is time to start taking responsibility and leading ourselves. We don't need leaders! That's an idea that has been brainwashed into us. Lead yourself! The Global Awakening that started in the middle east in 2012 commonly referred to as the 'Arab Spring' stretching from Tunisia to Tripoli, Cairo to Damascus and Aleppo, from Lebanon to Bahrain and Yemen has now spread world wide. From austerity protest against the International Monetary Fund in Europe to anti government clashes in South America, March on Monsanto, antiwar and occupy protests in America, to Hong Kong and the rest of the world, humanity is waking up from their slumber. Everywhere humanity is demanding change, new systems and better ways of life. The chaos, war and confusion we are going through now are the last desperate attempts of greedy men trying to hold onto control over humanity. This will all come to pass. The economic systems will collapse, the dictators will die, the tyrants will rot, the earth plundering industries will fall, and from the ashes a new world will rise. We are who we have been waiting for. We are the Renaissance.

#theglobalmovent #arabspring #occupy #anonymous #activist #artists #revolution #renaissance #cycles #yuga #middleeast #war #peace #love
#Syria #Libya #Egypt #Mayan #prophecies
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kretovak Всё! No dissertation, No cry! 3 месяца исследований, сотни соц аккаунтов, смешных и не очень, 14000 слов, 67 источников. Поломанная голова. #student #lsbu #graduate #masterdegree #london #uk #media #socialmedia #arabspring #dawlaislamiya 3d

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thekarimphoto just googled my name and found an old pic from #cairo and the #demonstrations at #tahrir on national geographic "your shot" :) thanks a lot @natgeo for the future. #photojournalism #egypt #revolution #arabspring #riot #natgo 3d

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myvelvetinstant "If you're not able to put your vision first on paper, then that's a problem." #saudi artist @fsamra2 in conversation with @canvasmag editor @myrnaayad during the opening of 39 at @ayyamgallery A suggestive #retrospective showcasing the past four decades of Samra's work. 3d

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cintia_costa Que orgulho ver o livro sa Carol ao vivo! So proud to see Carol's book "in person"! Fière de m'amie Carol et son livre! 5d

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