Orhan Pamuk, a political dissident who has often clashed with the establishment, won the 2006 Nobel Literature prize, becoming the first Turk to win the coveted award.Pamuk, author of the book My Name is Red, Snow and half-a-dozen other novels, won the Nobel Literature Prize for a body of work that probes the crossroads of Muslim and Western cultures. Pamuk was the first writer in the Muslim world who has earned plaudits abroad and condemnation at home for speaking openly about the suffering of Armenians at the hands of Turks nearly a century ago.
As Ivo Andric won Nobel Literature Prize for 1961 for his great novel The Bridge on the Drina and wrote about the conflicts between Serbs and Muslims during the occupation by the Ottoman Empire, it all sems like the history’s repeating…
Carsten Höller (born 1962 in Brussels and lives&works in Sweden) holds a doctorate in biology, and as a scientist he uses his practice in his work as an artist, concentrating particularly on the nature of human relationships.
Those who live and are about to go to London, here’s interesting project, current exhibition in Tate Modern Gallery from10 October 2006 – 9 April 2007, under the name : the Unilever series – Carsten Höller. Seems that Brits like (spinning, sliding) tube projects. More on and official photos of ‘slides’ here.
This is hilarious! How would Students and Librarians in Europe react on this Pacman’s college geek prank? ( :
Place and time: Ethnographic museum, 10th october , 7pm, opening of the exhibition The Best photographies of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINe, the first edition in Serbian language. More information at Ethnographic museum, Belgrade.
…actually only an art concept of group of artist in Belgrade Public Bath also known as Turkish bath, all at 47th Ocober salon.More on the venues/exhibitions on official web site.
According to the source of Wall Street Journal Google is about to buy popular online video site YouTube for about $1.6 billion.Though Google Video (beta version) is working all the way, the fact is that popular YouTube and its users watch more than 100 million videos daily. Quoting the other source, the company’s chief executive, Chad Hurley, said that the company was not for sale and a future initial public offering was possible.
What will it be a new Internet domain for Serbia?
Still unknown – serbian people from ISOC and ICANN should decide (did, no, yes?) as National department for Information science and Internet of Serbia’s web site doesn’t give any information on that. Soon to know.