Can Art Aid in Resolving Conflicts?: 100 Perspectives

Can Art Aid in Resolving Conflicts?: 100 Perspectives

By: Noam Lemelshtrich Latar (author)Hardback

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Throughout t he centuries, art has documented the atrocities of wars, participated in propaganda campaigns, and served as an advocate for peace and social justice around the world. The aim of this project is to explore how art can assist in creating dialogue and bridge s across cultures and opposing groups. Over 100 leading and emerging architects, artists, curators, choreographers, composers, and directors of art institutions around the globe explore the potentially constructive role of the arts in conflict resolution. A summarizing chapter map s out the diverse positions and examine s the variety of themes and approaches that were brought up.

About Author

Noam Lemelshtrich Latar is the Founding Dean of the School of Communications at IDC Herzliya in Israel, which has been the site of pioneering experiments in employing cutting-edge communications technologies to synergize art, virtual reality, and conflict resolution. Lemelshtrich Latar served as the Chairperson of the Israeli Communications Association (ISCA) from 2009 to 2012. He received a Ph.D. in Communications from MIT in 1974, M.Sc. from Stanford in 1971, and a BSc in engineering from California State University Northridge (Summa cum Laude). Lemelshtrich Latar is the Chair of the Daniel Pearl International Journalism Institute. His current research interests are the effects of artificial intelligence on media and journalism and the potential of art to create dialogue across cultures. Jerry Wind is the Lauder Professor and Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School and the founding Director of the Wharton SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management, the Wharton Fellows program, the Wharton Future of Advertising Program, and the co-founder of the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education program. He was founding director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute, the Wharton International Forum, and was the founding editor of the Wharton School Publishing. He has published over 300 articles, chapters, papers and 25 books, and received the four major marketing awards: Buck Weaver, Charles Parlin, Converse, and AMA/Irwin Distinguished Educator Award. Prof Wind was inducted this year to the Marketing Hall of Fame. Ornat Lev-er received a PhD in art history at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, an MA in Art History from Tel Aviv University, and a BA in Social Behavioral Sciences from the University of Maryland. Dr. Lev-er specializes in the cultural economy of contemporary art, and studied contemporary art at Sotheby's London. Her current fields of interest are: art as visual communication, art and branding, and art and conflict resolution. She founded and actively volunteers in a project that supports the academic studies of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, with the help of volunteers. Dr Lev-er teaches art in the graduate schools of Ben-Gurion University, University of Haifa, and IDC Herzliya.

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  • ISBN13: 9789492311320
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9789492311320
  • weight: 1810
  • ISBN10: 9492311321

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