« I buntu Ikika ? » Which means in sanga “What is humanhood” or more precisely “How to explain the fact that I am because you are?» The exploration of utopia in this work start from the analysis of the interdependence of men, the “buntu” and is enriched by several political and social “dreams”. The ideological utopias such […]
A personal challenge to change one of my worst habits Last December I knew that my car’s circulation permit had 40000 colones ($80 aprox.) in fines for parking in areas not allowed in the central canton of San Jose. Not that I did not know, I found the tickets pressed in between the wipers every […]
Transferring Transfer: ANGIM Foundation Actors: Saleh Husein, farid rakun, Leonhard Bartolomeus “Make friends, not art” —SIASAT, ruangrupa, 2010 In ruangrupa, we are living and making our utopia, through friendship and trust—a condition which is under constant changes, and, in its latest manifestation, turning into ecology. Being a participant of Arts Collaboratory shows us […]
By: Luis Daniel Vega for Noisey. Translated by: Mabel Aguirre Read the original text in Spanish here: ‘Aputoi, canción de un solo tiro’: La historia del nuevo disco de Velandia On Sunday August the 16th, 2015, before 150 people crammed between Matik Matik’s hot walls, Edson Velandia summoned nine musicians and two actors to play […]
What is utopia and how does one go about imagining it? Are there any existing utopias or are they merely places we are yet to find or, perhaps, never will find? Read a review of BEACON by Mpho Moshe Matheolane in the Mail & Guardian here.
It’s December and in San Jose is synonymous of a clear blue sky, incandescent sun and cold winds. Also that traffic decibels rise, invitations to parties increase and the demand of buying and spending is constant, foolish, even a little violent. So the experiment for the last weeks of the year, is to take five […]
Risking it all for changing the state of things, defending what belongs to the community, is a decission that can only take those who appreciate life, those who are convinced that life is worth living in a dignified way. Ostula, an indiginous nahua community located in the pacific coast in the state of Michoacán, in […]
After we did the experiments on paper and obtained very satisfactory results, we feel encouraged to continue with the experiments on PLASTIC. Here are the experiments we are going to practice, we will tell how it goes later on!!!! PLASTIC TO SHOP WE TAKE THIS THINGS INTO ACCOUNT: Reject unnecessary plastic bags Avoid products […]
As a complementary action to the experiments in the conscious use of paper and plastic, we installed recycling barrels for paper and cardboard, plastic, aluminum and glass. We are convinced that our experiment is not confined to recycling, but we took this action as an important part.