Arts & Culture

Oaxaca's revolutionary street art

A renaissance of political printmaking seeks to counter cultural domination and give voice to the disenfranchised.


Australian art show held on beach

'Sculpture by the sea' is an art exhibition with a difference. The artworks are displayed not in a museum, but on the beach.

Asia Pacific

Japanese architecture on display in new London show

A gallery in the UK capital is showcasing the work of Japanese architects from the past 70 years. The exhibition features the work of 40 architects. Al Jazeera’s Jessica Baldwin reports from London.


Social media distortion after Westminster attack

During the course of Wednesday's attack in Westminster, several screenshots of Al Jazeera's live coverage on Facebook were circulated on Twitter, Reddit and other social media websites.

Middle East

Hassan Fathy: Egypt's architect of the poor

Fathy believed architecture was for the people. He designed houses to meet the needs of the families living in them.


Why do Muslims seek Hollywood's validation?

Colonised minds drove Muslims to celebrate Lindsay Lohan's possible conversion, while they ignored Terry Holdbrooks Jr.


Flight attendants sue Aeroflot for beauty discrimination

A number of flight attendants of the Russian airline Aeroflot are suing the company over discrimination for not meeting unrealistic aesthetic standards.


Jesus's tomb restored after months of delicate work

Inauguration ceremony of newly renovated shrine marks the completion of a nine-month project.


France exhibition celebrates Rodin's sculptures

A marble masterpiece forgotten for more than a century is expected to sell for almost $1m. The artwork is by master French sculptor Auguste Rodin, who died 100 years ago.


100 years of protests: New exhibition on display in London

From unpopular wars to rallies against nuclear weapons, Britain's history of protests is long and varied. A new exhibition, at London's Imperial War Museum of all places, celebrates the people power involved in these demonstrations.

Native Americans

Will the real Pocahontas please stand up?

Four hundred years after her death, Native American descendants of Pocahontas reflect on a troubled history and legacy.


Living with Down syndrome: 'It's a genetic accident'

Life according to Maria Jose Paiz Arias, a 19-year-old Panamanian woman with big ambitions - and Down syndrome.

Middle East

Palestinians divided over Banksy's 'Walled Off Hotel' artwork

The street artist Banksy is known for making political statements through his artwork. His latest project is a hotel in Bethlehem with a view of the wall that separates Israel from the occupied West Bank.


Pardis Parker: Can comedy take on Donald Trump?

The star of Mideast Minute talks about the power of satire and how some government officials and news outlets are lying.

US & Canada

Mix of cultures, styles at SXSW music festival

One of the world's biggest international music festivals is winding down in the US state of Texas. The South by Southwest festival (SXSW) showcases talent from dozens of countries, styles and traditions.