Arts & Books
A Celebration of Andean heritage and culture featuring puppetry, poetry, music and dance. Performers include Fernando Torres, Sofia Buchuck, Cameron McBride, Jose Navarro, Alex Alfaro, as well as special guests. There will be a homage to Javier Heraud and songs
Michael Eastman is a photographer of architecture and interiors. Havana is his new book capturing the faded glory of Cuba’s capital. It’s photos reveal a city with a strong link to it’s past, which Eastman brings to the surface in a series of entrancing photos
The first major exhibition from Lygia Pape – one of Brazil’s leading artists – in the UK. Magnetized Space brings together well-known and previously unseen works, spanning sculpture, performance, paintings, films, poems, engravings and collages from Pape.
Following a hugely successful solo exhibition in 2009, Valéria Nascimento returns with Botânica at the Woolff Gallery. Valéria works with porcelain, creating sculptural installations that “resonate a flamboyant euphoric vitality and refreshing weightlessness that captures the essence of wild florae.”
No Latin American artists are being exhibited for the Art London 2011 fair but, crucially, there will be a photogtaphy exhibition from Survival International, one of our favourite charities and one that campaigns tirelessly for the human rights of tribal
The CASA Latin American Theatre Festival returns for 2011, premiering six new works from theatre companies based in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Venezuela. The festival will take place from Monday 17th October until Sunday 23rd, and will also include the Nuestra CASA Scratch Festival, offering emerging artists the opportunity to display their work.