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The Cultural Frontline

The Cultural Frontline

The Cultural Frontline

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Summary

How should artists respond to the era of fake news? Photographer Alison Jackson is known for her lookalike photographs of public figures in sometimes compromising situations. She discusses why her work is particularly pertinent now. Australian-Israeli comedian Jeremie Bracka uses humour to explore the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. He explains what role he thinks comedy might have in improving dialogue in the region. The Cuban graffiti artist El Sexto discusses his arrest and detention following the death of Fidel Castro in November, and what he hopes his art can do to encourage freedom of expression in the country. How might mass immigration to Sweden influence culture? The writer Elin Unnes considers a new study which looks at the impact of increasing diversity on Swedish popular music. With Tina Daheley. (Photo: a staged image of a Donald Trump lookalike by Alison Jackson Credit: Alison Jackson)

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