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Hrafntinna (Obsidian), 2021, Jónsi. Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York/Los Angeles. Photo Credit: Mona/Jesse Hunniford Image Courtesy Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

In the depths of Hobart’s MONA, a volcano is stirring

Pandemic restrictions prevented Jónsi (frontman of Sigur Rós) from experiencing firsthand the eruption of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland. He made this work in response.
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To prepare for future pandemics, we can learn from the OECD’s top two performers: New Zealand and Iceland

Both New Zealand and Iceland kept death rates from COVID low, but used different strategies. While New Zealand relied on lockdowns and border closures, Iceland ramped up its testing capacity.
Rachel McAdams and Will Ferrell in ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ will inspire viewers with more than keeping up fashionable appearances through December holidays in lockdown. (Netflix)

Will Ferrell’s ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ movie is the laugh we need this holiday

The movie is indeed a silly look at how sharing song and media in popular culture can affect how we relate as individuals and nations but it also carries deeper insights.

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