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.
Films by students are not normally played in the cinema or on television, and only seldom make it to a film festival. The Student Short programme of the Latin American Film Festival offers starting directors a chance to show their work.
Since the 90's, children and youngsters from the Indian communities in the Bolivian province of Santa Cruz enthusiastically assemble Baroque choirs and orchestras. This is an indirect result of the discovery in the '70 of thousands of scores with Latin American Baroque music.
The Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Lagos, Nigeria is placing its bets on contact, exchange and cooperation in the southern hemisphere. Director Bisi Silva recently compiled an exhibition featuring seven African artists.