a volunteer team of young syrian students named ‘jood’ have created a staircase painting, colorizing the longest public steps in their town.
‘syria today is the land of blood not colors, so we are trying to make a little difference for love and peace in the war zone’
The Palestinian residents of Bilin have come up with a novel use for the teargas canisters left over from clashes with Israeli soldiers during the weekly protest against the West Bank separation barrier
I met a man recently in Berkeley who leads recovery groups and he gave me a 24 hour coin-the kind you get after your first 24 hours sober. He said that most people give a 24 hour coin made of aluminum or some other lightweight metal but he always gives a heavy coin made of something dense and substantial because, after all, those first 24 hours are a really, really big deal…
"What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family."
Illuminating Brooklyn’s Sky in Solidarity With Boston
- Lucky Tran wrote in Community, Creativity and Boston
After the bombings in Boston yesterday, the security response was huge in New York. Manhattan was in lockdown, with police swarming everywhere, and people were told by the authorities to run and hide inside their homes. So we decided to stay in Brooklyn and project on one of it’s most iconic and most loved buildings: the Brooklyn Academy of Music. BAM didn’t know about it, and at first security was suspicious, but as soon as they saw the message, they embraced us with approval. Even police officers who drove by gave us a warm nod and beep. It was a sweet moment when we saw a plea for peace trump the rules…