The Middle East's new Louvre art museum celebrates the shared stories of humanity
The exterior of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Image credit: Mohamed Somji.
Designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, the new Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first outpost of the Museé du Louvre outside of France. The building is located on the waterfront of Abu Dhabi’s artificially created Saadiyat Island and is founded on a major symbol
Nothing delights digital director Zodwa Kumalo more than an amusing home-brewed meme
When it comes to responding on social media, South Africans sure don’t waste time posting hurriedly assembled memes of a jiving Julius Malema or a disapproving Baleka Mbete (complete with spelling and grammatical errors) after an allegedly scandalous incident.
According to Quora, my go-to platform for asking clever people what they think, the term ‘meme’ dates back to Richard Dawkins’ 1976 bestseller The Selfish Gene, in which he coined the word ‘to identify a piece of culture being transmitted from one person to another’. So explains BJ Mendelson, author of Social Media is Bullshit. Although it’