Since his early childhood the Mexican artist is fascinated by the theme of missing children. With his meticulously made pen and ink drawings - based on actual appeals - he tries to evoke a moment of identification between the observer and the lost child.
The South African novelist and academic foresees troubling times ahead in his country. He is an advocateof dealing carefully with cultural diversity, now that South-Africa is still in a period of transition.
The words 'Indian DJ' are usually accompanied by requests for popular Bollywood songs and their remixes. But now, a relatively new breed of Indian DJs are fighting the stereotype with electronic dance music.
Could an annually rotating African Cultural Capital contribute to development on the continent? That question came up during the World Conference over Art and Culture that was held in Johannesburg at the end of September 2009.