Ai Weiwei – refugees and the new Odyssey

Ai Weiwei has come to Istanbul. A new exhibit has recently opened at the beautiful Sakip Sabanci Museum. The most interesting part of the exhibit was the section of pottery where, according to the description at the exhibit Ai Weiwei “draws a correlation between the ancient journey undertaken by Odysseus and the recent global refugee… Continue reading Ai Weiwei – refugees and the new Odyssey

Feel the crisis – Immersive exhibits that make refugee life hard to ignore

For this blog post we explored three different live exhibitions which use interactive features, art and technology to educate visitors on the lives of refugees and those displaced by war.   The three exhibitions we looked at were: “Forced from Home” an exhibit put on by Doctors Without Borders in 5 different cities across the… Continue reading Feel the crisis – Immersive exhibits that make refugee life hard to ignore