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Through the eyes of children
Visual Arts World

Through the eyes of children

When trying to capture the emotion of a people in a time of distress, often it is left up to the professionals: the photographers, the artists, the journalists and writers. However, it may well be that those less experienced can capture the same raw emotion just as well.  “Many people […]

Spanish Art Comes to the Islands
Culture Visual Arts

Spanish Art Comes to the Islands

Murillo, Velázquez, Ribera, Zurbarán, El Greco and Goya are some of the most recognisable names in the history of Spanish pictorial art from the Golden Age.  These artists were discovered in the British Isles largely after the Spanish War of Independence. This is one of the topics dealt with in […]

“Salud!”… health care heroes
Latin America Screen

“Salud!”… health care heroes

One year after the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti, many foreign contingents and aid agencies have left. However, Cuban health professionals are still there treating the people. These contributions and others made by the Cuban health professionals to international health care are highlighted in the film “Salud!” a screening of […]