The world was built on ‘machismo’ when it was said that God was a man. A concept from which Bogota never escaped: a warped city until it became a metropolis without a beginning or end, of which the Spanish conquistador arbitrarily changed the name, from Bacatá to Bogotá.
They are works of art but aren’t displayed in galleries. They are critiques that silently shout from any wall, door or shutter of the city. They are battles that use spray-paints and creativity as weapons. . Benjamin Serra . For a few years now the capital of England has been […]
The idea that identity is not a fixed instance or an unchangeable essence, would not appear to deserve more serious discussion. _ Claudio Chipiana* In the time of the revolution in communication, the ever shrinking world and the possibility of establishing simultaneous contact between people at the four corners of […]
I want to examine the key issue of how to establish a balance of diversity and unity. Too much diversity, and society will fragment; too much unity and we have a closed society. How do we find the balance? Is it too much to suggest that it is possible to […]
What does ‘race’ mean today, to a biologist? The ‘candelabra’ model of racial development is now rejected in favour of a ‘trellis’ model. . Nigel Pocock . Even with Neanderthals, cross-species mating was occurring. Modern Europeans consequently have between 2%-5% Neanderthal DNA. The trellis model allows for constant movement of […]