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REVIEW La Familia

By 07 August, 2018

La Familia (The Family, 2018 / Dir: Gustavo Rondón Córdova) starts with a scene among feisty young rebels, the reality of Venezuelan youth at the edge of the slums of Caracas. There is a mix of boyish playfulness, mutual care,... Read Article

REVIEW Algodón Egipcio – La Confianza Ciega

By 06 December, 2016

La Confianza Ciega is a kaleidoscopic record. That was the overpowering feeling that I had listening to the new offering from Venezuelan artist Algodón Egipcio. It is an ever-moving artwork that is complex in its rhythms, surprising in... 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