Arts & Books

DEC
2

Hatun Machu Picchu @ Bolívar Hall

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

NOV
28

SACRED 2011 @ Chelsea Theatre

SACRED – based at the Chelsea Theatre in London – is a seasonal event showcasing live art and contemporary performance throughout the year. This November there are bringing some Brazilian artists to our attention.

Havana's Faded Glories

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

DEC
7

Lygia Pape's Magnetized Space

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.

DEC
4

Amazon Photography Exhibition

An exhibition bringing together work from two photographers – Sebastião Salgado and Per Anders Pettersson – that highlight the Amazon region and it’s people. The exhibition is in support of Sky Rainforest Rescue.

DEC
13

Valéria Nascimento's Botânica @ The Woolff Gallery

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.”

OCT
10

Art London 2011

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

OCT
17

CASA Latin American Theatre Festival

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.