Culture

South Of the Border: a review
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South Of the Border: a review

An interesting slant on contemporary Latin American politics, which although somewhat one-sided, does the job in posing important questions against the status quo. Alison Boston In Oliver Stone’s latest documentary film, he travels to five countries in Latin America to find the “true” story of Hugo Chavez’s Bolivarian revolution which […]

Villa Savoya: The Machine of living
Visual Arts

Villa Savoya: The Machine of living

La Villa Saboya, considered to be a paradigm of modernism in architecture and of the new way of constructing housing in the 20th century, continues to have a profound impact, with its evocative beauty and meaning. Noel Hernández Built in 1929 and planned by Le Corbusier (Switzerland 1887, France 1965), […]

Sonic Youth, beyond music
Music

Sonic Youth, beyond music

The legendary independent band Sonic Youth are well known for their experimental rock music and their unique guitar sound, but the members of this band, which originated in New York, describe themselves as “artists first of all” – to quote the lead guitarist, Lee Ranaldo. Since their formation in 1981, […]

ICA, crisis victim
Visual Arts

ICA, crisis victim

The London Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) might close its doors in the next few months due to the recent economic situation. Ekow Eshum, chairman of the board of directors, has already informed his employees about the association’s current deficit, which is approximately £600,000.00 and which may increase to £1.2 […]