‘Van Eyck. An Optical Revolution’ at the MSK Ghent is the largest exhibition of the Early Netherlandish pioneer Jan van Eyck, whose innovations with oil painting and realism enabled us to see the world like we had never seen before. But is there more in his sublime portrayal of reality? Rinald D’Souza reviews.
It was at school in Goa that we first read John McCrae’s1 popular war poem, In Flanders Fields, much as the history teacher used it to emphasize its historical contexts as the English miss to drive home the literary devices within its poetic verse. While the recitation of the poem did convey a certain sense … Continue reading The Memory of Indians in Flanders Fields
Claim the Climate was the largest ever mobilisation for climate in Belgium, as over 65,000 people marched through Brussels voicing their support for an ambitious climate plan. Rinald D’Souza joined the Critical Mass from Leuven as he expressed his solidarity with his host country and our common struggle for sustainable climate solutions.