Multi-coloured La Paz / La Paz de Mil Colores
31 Jul, 2021 | Anneli Aliaga
Photo: Dayme PaymalENGLISH VERSIÓNArtist Dayme Paymal brings life to the murals of the city As part of the municipal campaign ‘La Paz de mil colores’ that aims to bring life and colour to the city’s w...
RAINBOWS OF REVOLUTION / UN ARCOIRIS QUE SIGNIFICA REVOLUCIÓN
29 Dec, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga
Photo: Michael Dunn [www.michaeldunca.com] ENGLISH VERSIONThe history and significance of the wiphala in the Bolivian imaginary. There is minimal, if any, concrete historical evidence of the origin o...
BOLIVIAN MUSIC / MÚSICA BOLIVIANA
29 Nov, 2020 | A photo essay by Alejandro Loayza Grisi
Special thanks to Alejandro Loayza Grisi
29 Nov, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga
Image credit: Vero PerezENGLISH VERSIONAn interview with the singer Vero PérezAA: Tell us about your new album ‘Cadáver Exquisito’VP: I created this album during the pandemic. I felt inspired by the p...
EQUINOCCIO, A TEMPLE OF NATIONAL ROCK / EQUINOCCIO, TEMPLO DEL ROCK NACIONAL
29 Nov, 2020 | Enrique Claros
Photos: Jason Beltrán ChumaceroENGLISH VERSIONPaceño heritageThe Equinoccio is called the house of rock and with good reason, but perhaps many who have enjoyed this space that has become a part o...
Decolonising Music / La descolonización de la música
29 Nov, 2020 | Juan Andrés Palacios
Image: Yasser Kim KerriganTranslation: Daniel SilesENGLISH VERSIONOn the first Spanish translation of Rameau’s ‘Treatise on Harmony’, on the context of the text’s publication in Spanish speaking count...
29 Nov, 2020 | Nina Villanueva
Photos: La Razón / Nina VillanuevaENGLISH VERSIONIn memory of Adrián Villanueva Quisbert (1948-2020) we want to share two pieces of writing. The first is my own modification of the original funeral se...
MULTICULTURALISM, RAP AND THE BOLIVIAN MUSIC SCENE / MULTICULTURALISMO, RAP y LA ESCENA MUSICAL BOLIVIANA
29 Nov, 2020 | Alfonso Gorostiaga
Photo: Michael DunnENGLISH VERSIONWe are in the midst of a transitional stage in which we go from an already highly globalised world to an irretrievably interlinked world. By the 1970s, an interconnec...
29 Nov, 2020 | Adriana Murillo
ENGLISH VERSIONThe voice of Bolivia’s poetic songUpon opening the green gate of a house in the centre of Sucre, I was overcome by a sense of tranquillity when I saw the kind face of Matilde Casazola....
Sign for Singani / Petición por el Singani
30 Sep, 2020 | Lanny Grossman
ENGLISH VERSIONOscar-Winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh continues fight to have Singani officially recognised by the EEUU as the national spirit of BoliviaWhile filming the movie Che 12 years ago, Os...
EXPERIENCE BOLIVIA - MI CUOTA CERO
30 Aug, 2020 | Alfonso Gorostiaga
Photos: Experience BoliviaENGLISH VERSIONA mistake, a wake-up call, perhaps a divine sign. We have been locked up for three months now. The alterations that the planet has had to undergo, and the ways...
How To La Paz
30 Aug, 2020 | Nicky Gott
Image: Ivan Rodriguez PetkovicENGLISH VERSIONImagine you have just landed in La Paz airport and you have 13 hours in the city before catching your next bus. Would you choose to spend the day in a cram...