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Closeness in Fiji

Weber, Eberhard and Waqavonovono, Zen and Petueli, Anaseini (2021) Closeness in Fiji. [Show/Exhibition]

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      Abstract

      In 2021 the Nuit des idées will be a special 24-hour digital experience accessible to all, starting on the morning of 28 January and ending the following morning on 29 January. Reports, interviews, debates and performances from around the world, from the islands of Fiji to San Francisco, Saint Petersburg to Kinshasa, Seoul, Dushanbe, Libreville, Mexico City and Amsterdam will cadence these 24 heures de Nuit et d’idées (24 hours of Night and Ideas), streamed live on Facebook, YouTube and the websites of the Institut français and the Nuit des idées. During this brand-new event, renowned international artists, as well as young academics, philosophers, writers and scientists, activists and witnesses of all ages and from several dozen countries will talk about their towns, their work and their creations, illustrating the common concerns and thoughts that unite us all after a year of distance and separation. From Fiji a documentary Film by Pacific Media House produced by Alliance Francaise de Suva and the Institute Francais has been produced for the 2021 "Night of Ideas". Global release: January 28, 2021, with Eberhard Weber (Geographer, USP), Zen Waqavonovono (Freelance Artist and Musician) & Anaseini Petueli (Social Worker, Empower Pacific) present results of their research, cultural and social experience. The film has been produced by Alliance Française de Suva and directed by German filmmaker Tom Vierus. Embark on a unique journey between Suva (Viti Levu island) and Savusavu (Vanua Levu island) on the Lomaiviti Princess ferry boat, that all Fijians use to go around the archipelago. During this night trip between the two main islands, hear the stories of Ana (social woker), Eberhard (researcher) and Zen (musician), and their visions of closeness.

      Item Type: Show/Exhibition
      Additional Information: The Nuit des ideas is a special 24-hour digital experience accessible to all, starting on the morning of 28 January and ending the following morning on 29 January. Reports, interviews, debates and performances from around the world, from the islands of Fiji to San Francisco, Saint Petersburg to Kinshasa, Seoul, Dushanbe, Libreville, Mexico City and Amsterdam will cadence these 24 heures de Nuit et d’idées (24 hours of Night and Ideas), streamed live on Facebook, YouTube and the websites of the Institut français and the Nuit des idées. During this brand-new event, renowned international artists, as well as young academics, philosophers, writers and scientists, activists and witnesses of all ages and from several dozen countries will talk about their towns, their work and their creations, illustrating the common concerns and thoughts that unite us all after a year of distance and separation.
      Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GC Oceanography
      G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
      G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
      V Naval Science > V Naval Science (General)
      Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Geography, Earth Science and Environment
      Depositing User: Eberhard Weber
      Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2021 12:29
      Last Modified: 08 Jun 2021 12:29
      URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12586
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