Vol. 2 No. 3 (2022): In progress


  • Exploring the Effect of a Cultural Gap on the Process of Absorbing Business Knowledge

    Yayoi Hirose

    Article ID: 59
    48  (Abstract) 37  (Download)

    This study explores the implications of the difference between Japanese and Anglo-American cultures when Japanese organizations try to absorb business knowledge generated in Anglo-American culture. It relies on Todorova & Durisin’s model of Absorptive Capacity (2007) which allows for multi-level, individual, group, and organizational levels of absorption in the process of incorporating external knowledge. It compares four cases of Japanese organizations, who sought to absorb business...

  • The New Incorporation of Video Art and Video Poetry during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Matter of Myth or Existing Reality

    Diego Bernaschina

    Article ID: 51
    101  (Abstract) 50  (Download)

    This paper corresponds to an interdisciplinary investigation based on literature, art and new media to involve own experiences of video work and study of the health crisis between 2020 and 2021 in Spain. The main goal is to investigate the sample of the three videos produced on the coronavirus pandemic, creating a social dialogue to...


  • Music, Culture and Society: Ideal Environments for Adults

    Ana M. Vernia-Carrasco

    Article ID: 49
    77  (Abstract) 46  (Download)

    Music, as the backbone of artistic projects, can provide ideal spaces for adults, improving their quality of life. This proposal is part of a larger investigation, from a research stay. This research, of a synchronous and descriptive nature, used the narrative and descriptive perspective, but from the lived artistic experiences. Through interviews with experts, the...

  • Contextualization of IsiXhosa Language Speech Acts Through Art Practice

    Nombeko P Mpako

    Article ID: 48
    63  (Abstract) 47  (Download)

    This article represents an iconographic analysis of a selection of artworks from the author’s recent solo exhibition entitled Obu bubomi bam 8 out of 8: I teach Art, 2021. The selected artworks were titled using isiXhosa language speech acts which complement their visual narratives and expand their iconographic meanings. IsiXhosa is one of South Africa’s...