The Stain on the Yellow Wall

By Martín Caamaño Translated by Frances Riddle   The following is an excerpt from Martín Caamaño’s 2009 novel Pálido reflejo (Pale Reflection).   It wasn’t the first time that it had happened to me: to cross the mirrored door at Arrivals in the Rio de Janeiro International Airport and find that no one was there [...]

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Interview with Gustavo Ortiz, ‘plastic artist’

By Belén Pozzo, translated  by Ellen Donnison Considered to be ‘one of Argentina’s stars’ by the prestigious British magazine Aesthetica, Gustavo Ortiz was born in Patagonia and currently lives and works in London. His work is comprised mainly of collages and is often lively in colour, reflecting the influence of indigenous tribes on his work. [...]

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The Contest (a story)

By Liliana Heker Translated by Dario Bard*   The contest, said the woman from the bank, would be open only to local bank employees and their families; he would certainly discover, she assured him, some shoo-ins among them. Remus’ mind lingered on the word “shoo-in.” When he was a boy, his parents bought him shoes that [...]

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Ten Questions with photographer Jonathan Chacón

By Verónica Sanchis, translated by Ellen Donnison This July, Fotografía Latina had the pleasure to talk to emerging photographer, Jonathan Chacón. Chacón lives in the United States but is currently focusing his artistic lens on Mexico, his parents’ native country. Jonathan Chacón was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1991. In 2013 he graduated in art [...]

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CASA Festival de teatro latinoamericano, Del viernes 10 al domingo 19 de octubre de 2014

CASA Festival de teatro latinoamericano Del viernes 10 al domingo 19 de octubre de 2014 Barbican, Rich Mix y The Rose Lipman Building www.casafestival.org.uk Del 10 al 19 de octubre de 2014, CASA Latin American Theatre Festival vuelve de nuevo a sus escenarios principales, Barbican y Rich Mix con un programa de primera categoría. CASA [...]

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El destino de los Incas (The Destiny Of The Incas ). Miércoles 8 de octubre de 2014, 6.30-8.30pm

El destino de los Incas (The Destiny Of The Incas ) Miércoles 8 de octubre de 2014, 6.30-8.30pm 14/15 Belgrave Square , London SW1X 8PS (UK). Entrada: £ 10, www.canninghouse.org   Después de haber sido los creadores de un vasto impero en el siglo XV y haberse convertido en jefes locales durante el periodo colonial, [...]

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Castigo sin venganza de Lope de Vega en español. Del lunes 1 al sábado 6 de Julio de 2014, 2pm y 7pm

“Castigo sin venganza” de Lope de Vega en español Del lunes 1 al sábado 6 de septiembre de 2014, 2pm y 7pm Shakespeare’s Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT £5(parados), £15 – £38, http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/ La compañía Fundación Siglo de Oro (Rakatá) de Madrid, España trae al escenario del Shakespeare’s Globe la pieza [...]

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Who is Dayani Cristal?

By Vincent Nadeau Who is Dayani Cristal? A documentary produced by Gael García Bernal and directed by Marc Silver. Marc Silver’s documentary follows Arizona’s state officials in their quest to identify a dead man found in the desert, whose only potential chance for identification are the words ‘Dayani Cristal’ tattooed on his chest. The story [...]

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Diez preguntas con Cristóbal Olivares

Por Verónica Sanchis. Para el mes de agosto tuvimos la gran oportunidad de entrevistar al fotógrafo chileno, Cristóbal Olivares, quien en junio empezó a ser representado por la reconocida agencia fotográfica VII Photo/Mentor Program. Durante el 2014, Olivares fue nominado por segunda vez al Joop Swart Masterclass 2014, el cual es organizado por el World [...]

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Cerdo en Salsa Verde

Por Lluvia Almada-León Cerdo en Salsa Verde Ingredientes: 1/2 kg de carne de cerdo en trozos pequeños 4 dientes de ajo 1/2 cebolla 1 o 2 chiles serranos 1/2 kg de tomatillo (tomate verde) Sal y pimienta 1 cucharadita de azúcar Perejil y cilantro Aceite para freír   Elaboración: En una cacerola caliente agregar un [...]

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LAH and Accenture host free community workshop

On Friday 11th July 2014 in London, Latin American House (LAH) successfully hosted the workshop “Interview Skills and CV Composition”. This workshop was run in conjunction with Accenture, a global consulting company for management and technology outsourcing services. Accenture is working with LAH as part of their corporate citizenship initiative that aims to support and [...]

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LAH y ACCENTURE imparten taller gratuito para la comunidad

Con gran éxito se desarrolló el pasado viernes 11 de julio (2014) en Casa Latinoamericana (LAH) de Londres el taller  “Interviews Skills and CV Composition”.  La actividad se realizó en conjunto con Accenture, compañía global de consultoría y servicios tecnológicos de outsourcing. La colaboración de Accenture con LAH,  forma parte de su compromiso de ciudadanía [...]

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