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The dignity of Gypsies
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The dignity of Gypsies

Roma people are subjected to prejudice, treated by some as unwelcome immigrants in their own countries, but their dignity is celebrated in a superb new book from the German publisher Hatje Cantz.   Sean Sheehan   The life of the photographer Christine Turnauer has been as nomadic as that traditionally […]

Radical women: Latin American art
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Radical women: Latin American art

This is a landmark publication which generously illustrates the work of over a hundred artists and collectives from fifteen different countries and contains important essays by experts in the field of Latin American and women’s art.   Sean Sheehan   The curators of the exhibition which gave rise to this […]

Luis Ospina (Part 1):  It all started at the end
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Luis Ospina (Part 1): It all started at the end

The well-known film director talks about the unsteady history of cinema in Colombia. Beginning in his native city of Cali he was part of the renaissance that began in the ‘60s with the Caliwood movement. He talks about the fine line in his work between fiction and documentary, described by the controversial term ‘mockumentary’.