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Sounds and Colours Argentina

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Featuring protest posters, underground dance music, Afro festivities, visionary auteurs, tales from Patagonia and marginalised movements, this is our guide to Argentine culture.

Across 200 pages, Sounds and Colours Argentina is a unique guide to the music, film, literature, art and folkloric traditions of Argentina. Featuring articles, illustrations and photos (as well as a specially-commissioned CD of new Argentine music), this is your alternative guide book for getting to know this vast South American country. There’s much more than tango, steaks and football…

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book+CD, epub, kindle, pdf

Contents

COVER by Sandwich Gogogoch

MUSICAL TRANSITIONS – FROM FOLK to ROCK to CUMBIA and BEYOND

ROCK, FOOTBALL AND STONES Argentina’s Barrio Passions by Juan Data
AHEAD OF THE CURB How ZZZ Records Redefined Electronic Music In Latin America by Amaya García-Velasco
FROM ‘REBELDE’ TO ‘TONTOS’ Retracing The Footsteps Of Experimental Argentine Rock by Alan Courtis
LA ZAMBA The Lost Art Of Zamba And Its Development In Argentina’s Folklore Scene by Jacob Lassar
FESTIVAL OF FOLKLORE by Jacob Lassar
CUMBIA… and the Difficult Relationship Between Argentina And Its Latin Identity by Juan Data
HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE Remembering 40 Years Of Argentine Rock by Miguel David Grinberg
CO-EXISTENCE IS SACRED The Resistant Rhythms Of Juan Namuncurá by Pablo Andrés Bobadilla
FINDING FEMINA Patagonia’s All-Female Folk/Hip-Hop Trio by Charis McGowan

ACTIVIST ART

WALLS WITH STORIES Street Art In Argentina by Ana Young
A SERIOUS RESPONSIBILITY The Serene Street Portraits Of Pol Corona by Ellen Gordon
THIRD CINEMA Towards A Revolutionary Cinema by Lina Samoili
MOTHERS OF THE STRUGGLE The Mothers Of Plaza De Mayo Are Still Standing Strong Despite Their Advancing Years by Nick MacWilliam
ART OF PARTICIPATION Print Workshops Of Protest by Ellen Gordon
REVOLUTIONARY COMICS by Russell Slater

AFRO AND INDIGENOUS CULTURE

ARGENTINA IS BLACK, TOO Reimagining The Makings Of A Nation by Milena Annechiarico, Denise Brazão, Prisca Gayles and Diane Ghogomu
OLDER THAN BORDERS The Culture And History Of Argentina’s Native People, And Their Continued Search For Recognition by Pablo Andrés Bobadilla
ARGENTINE HIP HOP Evolution Of A Scene by Juan Data
BUENOS AIRES RAP by Jacob Lassar
MURGA The Resurgence Of A Working Class Tradition by Russell Slater
CARNIVALESQUE DIMENSIONS The Practice And Prestige Of Gualeguaychú Carnival by Facción

VISIONARY AUTHORS, AUTEURS and ARCHITECTS

BRUTALIST BUILDINGS The Pioneering Architecture Of Clorindo Testa by George Kafka and Alan Chac
AUSTRAL AESTHETICS Grupo Austral And The Success Of The BKF Chair by Bennett Tucker
ANTI-UTOPIAS Understanding The Haunting Imagination Of Iosi Havilio by Lorna Scott Fox
KODAMA VS KATCHADJIAN A Borgesian Wrangle At Every Level by Claire Green
TALES FROM THE PLAINS Carlos Sorín Discusses His Films, Paying Tribute To The People And Landscapes Of Patagonia by Stephanie Kennedy
PATAGONIAN TALES The Inspiration Of Argentina’s Southern Wilderness On Cesar Aira by Adam Fry
BORGES’ ARGENTINE TALES by Russell Slater
RESIDENCIA CORAZÓN A Project Made By Artists For Artists by Suelen C. Martins
EASY MONEY An Unearthed Film Noir Gem Offers An Anti-Message For 1960s Argentina by Jessica Sequeira

PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATIONS

GROWING UP IN BUENOS AIRES (Comic Book) by Ezequiel Garcia
SAMPA VS BUENOS Two Latin American Cities Go Head To Head by Vivian Mota
DISPLACING RATIONALITY The Rock And Protest Posters Of Santi Pozzi by Russell Slater
TESTAMENTS TO SOLITUDE Lucas Bridges’ Legacy Of Patagonian Resilience by Adam Fry
EVERYTHING IS RELATED The Imaginational Illustrations Of Clara ‘Wewi’ Trucco by Russell Slater
MUSEO (Comic Book Segment) by Ezequiel Garcia
PLUS ILLUSTRATIONS by Lee Hodges and Sebastian Litmanovich

Music

Each copy of Sounds and Colours Argentina comes with a specially-commissioned CD of new Argentine music, compiled by Sounds and Colours, and the Argentine record label Concepto Cero. Entitled Que Canchero: New Sounds of Argentina, the compilation is our tribute to the current music scene in Argentina, featuring music by some of the most exciting new names from across the country, artists such as Lauphan, Soema Montenegro, Lulazruza, Julio y Agosto and Nación Ekeko. Expect a mix of pop, rock, folk, indie and electronic influences.

Gracias

We were able to publish Sounds and Colours Argentina thanks to the amazing contributors who bought a copy of the publication, as well as other perks, in advance. You can see our fundraising campaign here. Here are those great people:

A. Maya Pielak • Adam Fry • Adrian Potter • Alex King • Alexis Piquee • Amaya García-Velasco • Amy Story • Andrew Ashley Angus • Arsen Sogoyan • Caleb Connor • Callum Simpson • Cameron Beauclerk • Carla Conte • Carolina Nunes • Christine Lofgren • Christine Slater • Claire Hutchinson • Damian Platt • Dan Williamson • Daniel Luke • David Dhannoo • David Horrocks • David Thomas • edwardiansnow • Gordon Elcock • Jesse Milden • Jim Zalles • Karin Lock • Karl Hildebrandt • Kathryn Cooper • Kosmas Chatzimichalis • Kristin Pouw • Lesley Wylie • Luis Ignacio • Matt Burnett • Matthew Slater • Matthias Koch • Michael Mannefeld • Nick Gold • Nick Fitzgerald • Oliver Arditi • Oscar Arriagada • Pablo Navarrete • Paul Pasco • Pete Heskett • Richard Gustave • Richard Kemp • Robert Bresnan • Roberta Schwambach • Russell White • Ryan Bestford • Sarah Jacobs • Slawomir Olszewski • Sophie Johnson • Sue Johnson • Thomas Glenn • Thomas Higinbotham Tim Lee • Wayne Gilbert • Will Stocker