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Death out of context
Visual Arts

Death out of context

The passage of time, as this artist affirms is the determining factor of her work, and irrespective of the subject explored in Sally Mann’s photography (1951, EU) refers to a lost era. In order to reinforce this concept she employs a much personalised technique which combines a photographic process from […]

National Episodes, Trafalgar
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National Episodes, Trafalgar

“Glorious or diminished settings, but all are worthy of memory”. With that as the last sentence of Trafalgar, the first historic novel of 46 that makes up the National Episodes, the great opera, was written as an extension of literary quality by one of the fathers of the realist novel […]

Passion without borders
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Passion without borders

Nothing is better than a sunny day sitting on the beach, in Varadero of course (Habana Cuba), feeling the fresh air hitting my skin, wet sand between my toes… Gonzalo Sanz Yes, an infinite horizon reflected in the immense and splendid blue sea, with an exotic frozen mojito in my […]

Charly García did it!
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Charly García did it!

There was a time that I was beautiful and truly free, I kept all my dreams in crystal castles little by little I was growing and my fables of love, they disappeared like bubbles of soap. The highway is long, when you look back time crossing borders, without giving you […]

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 […]