Kor, House of Wind – 4th Day of Urban Dionysia

The Διονύσια τὰ ἀστικά ‘Urban Dionysia’, are the last Dionysian celebrations of the Hellenic lunar calendar. They close the yearly events in boreal spring - austral fall - with other rituals, dances and performances. Each day of the Dionysia, I introduce, with only one sentence, a piece of performance art from anyone in the world, … Continue reading Kor, House of Wind – 4th Day of Urban Dionysia

20 December 1848: the abolition announcement

In the local French Creole language, it is called 「Fèt kaf」, the ‘black people festival’. The reason behind this obviously rough title, is that on the 20th of December of 1848, an announcement that came from mainland France to French colony Réunion Island – anciently known as île Bourbon – was eventually enforced by the … Continue reading 20 December 1848: the abolition announcement