Art and borders: Bridging gaps and bringing together

Co-produced by Camille Pollo, Louise Lemoine and Sara Trabi

ARTCIETY, the podcast exploring contemporary art in our societies. This episode is excerpted from the mini-series dedicated to art and activism, or artivism. In this episode, we discuss art and borders.

Anchorwoman: Cintia Cabral.

1.⁠ ⁠Camille Pollo discusses the Derry Wall and explores the history of the mural, from the Troubles to the Palestine movement, and analyses its activist messages for entire generations.
2.⁠ ⁠Louise Lemoine presents the fascinating history of the Berlin Wall, showing how Berliners transformed an unnatural, hurtful border into a place of freedom and expression.
3.⁠ ⁠Sara Trabi delves into the artistic endeavours of famous French artivist JR, examining the influence of his wall projects on communities living on opposing sides of the barrier, particularly those located between the United States and Mexico.

ARTCIETY is a podcast that explores contemporary forms of art through mini-series. If you are curious to know more about the influence of contemporary art in our society, ARTCIETY is the perfect podcast for you.
This episode was recorded on November 23, 2023.



« Sunday Bloody Sunday », from the album War written by Bono and The Edge, song by U2, 1983

« Donald Trump pledges to build a wall », CNN, 24 January 2017 (YouTube)

« Ich bin ein Berliner », American Experience PBS (YouTube)

Special thanks to Charly Comino

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