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Inspiration of the week #12: Ana Carolina Fernandes

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well! This week we chose the Brazilian documentary photographer Ana Carolina Fernandes.    Ana Carolina Fernandes is an acclaimed […]

Inspiration of the week #11: Christian Rodriguez

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well! This week we chose the documentary photographer Christian Rodriguez from Uruguay.    Christian Rodriguez is a documentary photographer and […]

This Month in Literature…6 Literary Podcasts

Every month, we tell you which Latin American writings we are reading. Taking many different forms and featuring writers stretching the whole of the South, Central and North America, we bring to you a wide selection of the works that are stirring literary interests. This January, BristoLatino Literature Editor Edie Essex Barrett introduces us to some Latin American […]

Inspiration of the week #10: Angela Camacho

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well! This week we chose Angela Camacho.   Angela Camacho archives images of women activists and role models from […]

Genre Lens: Mexican surf-punk selection

Music Editor Lily Stroud takes a look at punky grooves hailing from coastal México.   If you’re a fan of King Krule, Mac DeMarco or Steve Lacy.. listen up! At first, Mexican surf-punk might sound like a random amalgamation of words. On closer look however, we see the genre makes a lot of sense. With […]

Inspiration of the week #9: Alejandro Cegarra

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well ! This week we chose the Venezuelan photographer Alejandro Cegarra.    Born in Caracas, Veneuzela, photographer Alejandro Cegarra […]

From the Archives...

Lizbeth Román’s ‘Bolero Saltarín’

El bolero saltarín (the Jumping Bolero) is the new single from Lizbeth Román and the Duendes Invisibles. The track features on the first album, La otra ruta live at New York, which was recorded over a series of concerts in NY in 2016 and restored and mastered by Néstor Salomón. BristoLatino Editor-in-Chief, Rebecca Wilson, caught […]

Birds of Passage: an engagingly educational gangster affair

Maximilian Gibson comments on Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego’s Birds of Passage on the day of its release in UK cinemas and online. A film very different from their Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent, will it receive the same praise and how will Brits interpret this recognisable tale?   Birds of Passage offers at points an engaging exploration […]

Doris Salcedo’s ‘Palimpsesto’: an eerie installation rooted in Spain’s colonial past

Manon Kidney and Isabel Goodman cover Doris Salcedo’s latest exhibition, ‘Palimpsesto’: a site-specific installation that follows Madrid’s hauntingly beautiful Palacio de Cristal back to its role in Spain’s colonial past.  Hidden in the depths of Madrid’s biggest green space Parque del Retiro, the Palacio de Cristal looks like the sort of place you’d want to host your […]

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