Sonó a una buena idea: La Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados del Cautera en D.C

¿Cuál moneda es más fuerte? ¿El dólar o el Guaraní? Es la pregunta que les hizo el director de la Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados del Cateura (Paraguay), Favio Chávez, a las más de 2500 personas que vinieron a ver su presentación en el Centro Kennedy para las Artes Escénicas en Washington DC.

martes, 10 de septiembre de 2013/Author: Jessica Olivan Tellez/Number of views (7459)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Dignity in the dump




We had a visit from a movie star at the IDB this week! Sebastiao “Tiao” dos Santos is one of the principal subjects of “Waste Land,” a 2010 documentary that won many prestigious film festival prizes and was even nominated for an Oscar. The film depicts the community of catadores, or “waste pickers,” who eke out a meager living collecting and selling recyclable materials in Jardim Gramacho, a massive landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Renowned artist Vik Muniz spent time at the dump creating striking multimedia portraits of some of the catadores, and the documentary shows the process of the artistic collaboration and how the artist and his subjects inspired each other.
jueves, 6 de diciembre de 2012/Author: Elizabeth Terry/Number of views (8017)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating