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Another Brazil is Possible

By Marcos Colón 25 March, 2022

This article is republished courtesy of Latin American Bureau, the original article can be found here. In the local language, Zo’é means‘we, people like us’, as distinct from kirahis, ‘outsiders, non-indigenous’. The language is a branch (specifically sub-group... Read Article

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Indigenous Artists Occupy Bahia’s Museum of Modern Art

By Thea Pitman 28 July, 2021

Indigenous artists staged a ‘retomada’ (reclaiming what is theirs) during an exhibition at Salvador’s Museum of Modern Art of Bahia. They took over the curation, rejecting the separation of ‘high art’ and ‘arts and crafts’, breaking traditional gallery... Read Article

REVIEW Dengue Dengue Dengue – Semillero

By 11 September, 2018

“Semillero is music that moves souls, allows imaginations to flourish and the feet to follow”. As Pete Buckenham’s African-inspired electronic label On the Corner state, this album is a joy to listen to, sonically, mentally and physically. Semillero (meaning both seed... Read Article

Cultural Memory in the Americas: Immemorial

By 05 April, 2016

Immemorial is a new film-in-the-making about the natural environments of the Americas and the cultural memory of its people. As an audiovisual journey through the minds and landscapes of two continents, the film uses a rather poetic approach—even... Read Article

REVIEW Embrace Of The Serpent

By 25 January, 2016

Ciro Guerra’s Oscar nominated third feature picks up where his second, 2009’s The Wind Journeys (Los Viajes del Viento), left off. His subject material is once again the rich anthropological heritage of his native Colombia, but where the... Read Article

The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf

By 07 December, 2015

With The Invention of Nature (subtitled The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science) Andrea Wulf makes a persuasive case that Alexander von Humboldt’s contributions are foundational to modern scientific and environmentalist thought and should... Read Article