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Artsworld
About Artsworld
Local artists give a colourful insight into local culture, worldwide.
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2009 12:43 GMT


As the world struggles with financial difficulties Artsworld, Al Jazeera's unique culture show, returns for a second series to add a splash of colour to the grey economic background.

Artsworld is presented by special local personalities who reveal their local culture and stories often overlooked elsewhere in the mainstream media.

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 Watch the first series
 Coffin art in Ghana
 Guerilla gardeners

Air-walking in China, scissor-dancing in Peru and guerrilla gardening in the UK are just some of the activities we focus upon.

Beyond the aesthetic beauty and talent involved, Artsworld examines how people use the arts to bring about social change, highlight injustice and provoke political reform.

Stories that change people's perceptions about the world we live in and allow for a greater understanding of one another's cultures and traditions.


Artsworld can be seen each week at the following times GMT: Monday: 0530, 1130; Tuesday 0130, 1400, 2330; Wednesday: 1630; Thursday: 1430; Friday: 0600; Saturday: 1930; Sunday: 1030.

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Al Jazeera
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