Art & Culture

April 10, 2024
Hannah McKenzie

The artists who sell their poems on the streets of Rio de Janeiro see the occupation of public space as a necessary effort to expand self-expression and access to art.

April 5, 2024
Livia K. Stone

Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra’s edited volume traces the emergence of new, non-state-led forms of public art in Mexico in the age of neoliberalism.

March 29, 2024
Grant Burrier and Sarah Saeed

Panama City's iconic red devil buses are beloved by local communities, but face competing visions of modernity.

February 23, 2024
Daniel Cholakian

The cultural sector stands out in the resistance to right-wing austerity policies in Argentina.

February 16, 2024
Carole Concha Bell

Felipe Gálvez's award-winning film Los Colonos delves into Chile’s brutal settler-colonial past, exposing the consequences of cultural extermination and resonating with Latin America's contemporary Indigenous struggles.

January 30, 2024
Hannah McKenzie

Meet the artists pushing for a wave of social change through sapafunk, a subgenre that celebrates lesbian desire and sexuality.

January 29, 2024
Florencia San Martín

Todavía somos el tiempo, an exhibition commissioned by the Chilean government and featuring material from NACLA’s archives, is now on view at the National Center of Contemporary Art in Santiago.

November 16, 2023
Damaly Gonzalez

The city of Sevilla gave the award show €19 million to host the event and now expects a $530 million profit.

September 10, 2023
Manuela Badilla with Patricio Guzmán

Fifty years after documenting the Allende government and the events of 1973, Guzmán says that if he were to make a film about Chile today “it would be a film of questions.”

September 10, 2023
Terri Gordon-Zolov and Eric Zolov

Fifty years on from the coup that installed dictatorship and neoliberalism in Chile, protest art from the streets of Santiago underlines the present reverberations of an authoritarian past.


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