31 Results Are Tagged With "Arts and Culture"
A 2011 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant, Hotam Fayzulloev was inspired by the relationships he saw in the U.S. between people of different faiths.
As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce’s U.S. exchange experience with the International Visitor Leadership Program has proven invaluable for his advocacy and awareness projects in Turkey.
HEARTBEAT is a group of young Israeli and Palestinian musicians who work together to build mutual understanding and transform conflict through the power of music. Founded in 2007 by Aaron Shneyer during his Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, HEARTBEAT is centered on the idea of music as a force of cultural change.
Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Romania, Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin shares some of the photos she took in Romania of the changes she witnessed between urban dwellers and those from the rural areas.
Milton Glaser is the artist most famous for creating the "I ♥ NY" symbol. He went to Bologna, Italy in 1952 on a Fulbright to "learn how to draw". In this video, Mr. Glaser discusses Fulbright - "the most profound experience of your life" - and his career.
American writer and novelist Jonathan Franzen - who received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Germany in 1981 for a project in creative writing - discusses his Fulbright experience and its impact on his career. Mr. Franzen is interviewed by recently-returned Fulbright Alumnus Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, whose Fulbright U.S. Student award to Germany in 2009 was also for a project in creative writing.
Artist Brian Rutenberg brings us into his studio to discuss the evolution of his art, the Fulbright he received to Ireland, and what he is doing now.
Former Fulbright student Renee Fleming is a celebrated American soprano.
In this video, the American band, Ozomatli, meets with 8 musicians from around the world for a jam session.
After graduating from Oberlin College with a degree in art history, Meredith Lillich was eager to travel to Europe to see in person the artwork that she had been studying. She applied for and won a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Belgium.