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Tag Archives: MEXICO

I BROKE MY WINGS IN YOUR ARMS

Carmen Boullosa and love through the centuries Among her poems, “The embrace of the earth”: Embrace of the earth, certainty of what the mountain says, secret made voice, silence is your cuneiform breath, the calligraphy of the gods is your smell and your body thirsty for love. Alma Guillermoprieto, Roberto Bolaño and Elena Poniatowska are among the writers who appreciated …

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SIX SHADES OF MEXICAN CREATIVITY – Where one hand dreams what the other writes

Author’s journey where coincidences sprout on the gears of fate The best time to go is from November to April, during the dry season. A trip to Mexico is essential for tourism lovers. Whether you are draw to the heart of Mayan culture, or its fantastic colonial cities, you will certainly not be disappointed. Of course, you will find that …

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THE HYBRID AESTHETICISM OF A PHOTOGRAPHER, RIDING THE RIO GRANDE – Rubén Ortiz Torres, Mexican visual artist who draws on Zapata, Disney and punk culture

Expressions of art, between tropics’s utopia and complexities of the present Through sporting images and portraits of Mexican heroes, his work draws on visual sources concerning two nations. Born in 1964 in Mexico City, the Mexican photographer, painter and director Rubén Ortiz Torres https://visarts.ucsd.edu/people/faculty/rub%C3%A9n-ortiz-torres.html created, among other things, a video installation entitled Alien Toy, included in the 1997 show InSite in …

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NEW STYLES OF CLOTHING AND TRADITIONAL EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES – Mi Golondrina, the identity and culture of people through clothes

The power of traditions, even in clothes The peculiarity of his way of proposing elegance in bohemian dress is the dictulity with which each of his clothing items can be combine with jeans or a long skirt, or with a blazer. Collaborating with multiple communities of artisans, including San Juan de Chamula, Santa Maria Tlahuitoltepec and San Juan Colorado, Mi …

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THE LOOK THAT PLACES ON MADNESS, MANIE AND DEVIATIONS – Guadalupe Nettel and the sharpness of referring us to our own obsessions

Between destiny and free will, collecting what we have to live The body in which I was born, https://www.amazon.it/Body-Where-Was-Born/dp/1609807510 is a book in which Guadalupe Nettel https://www.elle.com/it/magazine/libri/a39329227/guadalupe-nettel-libri/ relives with the mind a succession of events inherent to her own youth, between Mexico and France, confronting some utopias of the 70s. In the pages of this novel by her, perhaps you …

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SONGS THAT COME FROM THE HEART – Consuelo Velazquez, in the Olympus of the romantic musical composers

A photogenic musical composer in Hollywood Her name is among the ten Mexican composers who have left the most royalties. Born in Ciudad Guzmán in the summer of 1916, Consuelo Velázquez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIJZSs2gxdo very early began to demonstrate an aptitude for melody. In fact, at the age of four, her uncle had given her a small piano, from which she naturally …

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THE ARTIST WHO PAINTED BEHIND THE BARS – Sofia Bassi, an unsettling and authentic artist

Writer and painter, with five years in prison For Sofia Bassi http://www.artnet.com/artists/sof%C3%ADa-bassi/, art was an elixir, a regenerating vevanda that she would have liked to drink forever. For some art critic of her her kind of work was akin to some form of magical impression, however, for many people, she is a surrealist painter, even in painting landscapes representing lost …

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TRAVEL MEXICO IT LEAVES YOU SPEECHLESS – Travel from Guadalajara to Acapulco, crossing Rio Verde and Mexico City

A worthwhile adventure into Mexican trip Barriga llena, corazón contento (full belly, happy heart). Remembering this Mexican way of saying, you can make the memory of your holiday more joyful. Its cuisine is a mix of pre-Hispanic and Spanish influences, but dishes have their own flavors and are made with local techniques. One of its main dishes is birria (goat …

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FAR UNIVERSE, UNDER DRESSES THAT DO NOT REVEAL – Eunice Adorno: Promoting the

Intrigued by the Mennonite women Mexico City is the best place to eat tacos, a unique opportunity to savour the delights of this humble cuisine. Strolling through Centro Historico, you can discover all the tacos are delicious, such as the taco de carnitas (featuring beyond succulent pork). Ending your tour (with a chance to drink tequila), in the most historic …

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TRANSFORMABLE FASHION – Ximena Valero: When clothes can be worn in multiple ways

Excellence, in evening dresses Traditional Mexican clothing combines native and European elements https://cielitolindomex.com/collections/embroidered-dresses. The fibers of choice across the country are cotton, bark and agave, as well as wool and silk, but the deep cultural roots in Mexico uncover unique traditional outfits found nowhere else. In ancient times Aztec women were taught to weave by hand (primarily used cotton or …

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