Arts and Culture

Inaugurated this month, an exciting new mural by Argentine artist Patricio Forrester has been unveiled on a large wall in the Deptford Arena on the New Cross Road. Forrester has lived in the area for many years, and is very well known for his landmark murals in Deptford, New Cross and Telegraph...
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Chilean-born Alex Vargas, a multidisciplinary and multifaceted artist resing in London. A the age of nine, Alex joined a troupe of clowns performing on television in his native Santiago of Chile, and then went on to study Fine Arts in Chile and Barcelona, Spain where he lived for a decade painting...
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Fernando Guibert (father), was one of Argentina's most recognised poets and artists until his death in 1983. Fernando D Guibert (son) was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1957, where he taught and lectured before arriving in London in 1989. Since then he has lived and worked in London as an...
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As the ground-breaking work of 20th century Cuban painter, Wifredo Lam, one of the finest artists of his time, takes over London’s Tate Modern, Londoners have a rare opportunity to immerse themselves in Lam’s spiritual world, full of Afro-Cuban mysticism. Lam's work pays homage to the island’s...
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Patient, which had its British Premiere in the ‘Debate’ section of the 60th London Film festival, is a sensitive and deeply moving documentary by Colombian director Jorge Caballero. The film takes us on a journey as we accompany the mother, Nubia, in her fight against the inhuman bureaucratic...
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Part of the presidential state visit was s atop at Pedro Ruiz's (Colombian painter, Bogota.1957) exquisite show "Oro, Spirit and Nature of a Territory", a travelling exhibition of 33 miniature works, where spectators are challenged to look through multifaceted layers that unveil a...
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A rare screening of FUEGO, one of Latin America’s best examples of erotic cinema, has been chosen as part of the Barbican’s Cheap Thrills season of bold and outrageous films. Corina Poore praises one of the hottest cinematic represenations of female sexual desire (revolutionary for its time),...
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Corina J Poore talks to the director of Argentina’s latest film to wow global audiences, a ferociously honest film that explores the drug-fuelled debauchery of Buenos Aires’ underworld sexual, and ye whose power lies in its humanity.
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Presenting his debut fiction feature at the London Film festival this week, Brazilian/American Director Gage Klinger talks about the film's central themes around the intense experience one can have with a stranger and getting Jim Jarmusch involved as executive producer
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Think Latin, Feel Latin, Buy Latin...here's our choice of great Latin products on the market this Autumn
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One of Cuba’s most well-known contemporary artists, Armando Mariño studied in Havana, now lives and works in New York and exhibits all over the world. Now in London showing his large scale works rooted within the stories of migration that many including Cubans have undertaken - enormous and...
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Amaranta Wright enters the world of Ramón Monegal, the legendary Spanish perfumer now celebrating 100 years of a family in fragrance, and emerges transformed.
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