Our partner for the real brick and mortar exhibition is the Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster. Some of Luxemburg's historic areas are on the list of Unesco's world heritages, among them the Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster, embedded in a spectacular natural setting which reflects the impressive past of the city. The Abbaye de Neumünster, a beautiful historic space, is today a prestigious exhibition space in Luxembourg-city.
CHANGES The last 12 months have been revealed a powerful movement of freedom and transparency that has emerged via the internet. It influenced people throughout the world, especially in the middle east to challenge tradition and custom in ways not before seen on this scale. Authoritarian governments tightly controlled information and news for decades without serious challenge. The first chinks in their armor were initiated through social media sites. Social networking sites, smart phones, flash mobs are the core engines that have powered these mass movements throughout the world. They became tools for social action.
Wikileaks published American cables that candidly revealed secrets about International governments, including the Ben Ali family that ruled Tunisia for 30 years. These cables, exposing the greed of the Ben Ali family were publicized, Tunisians were outraged. The greed of ruling families throughout the Mideast is legendary, but independent verification was the straw that broke the camels back, so to speak. Two autocratic governments have already fallen and several more seem to be at their end.
Economic pressures effected world economies. The fury of people who have been denied opportunity and freedom in this difficult climate was magnified by social networking sites that allowed them to communicate their dissatisfaction and plan protests, to "get the word out". CULTURE-INSIDE ....