Facing Walls: USA and Mexico’s violation of the rights of asylum seekers, a new report from Amnesty International USA, explores the impact of a raft of new policies and ongoing practices that result in asylum seekers pursuing increasingly more desperate and dangerous means of crossing the U.S. border.
Along with legendary jarana player Zenen Zeferino, son jarocho pioneers Radio Jarocho have a new project, An Exploration of Son Jarocho’s Past and Present.
Great video essay produced by London based FACT Magazine about the rise of Mexican dance culture in Mexico City and Monterrey. Essential viewing.
Mexrrissey, a band made in Mexico City reinventing Morrissey’s songs with a Mexican flair.
Julieta Aranda, the Mexican conceptual artist, has had a celebrated career by producing work that challenges the assumptions and structures of the very cultural landscape she inhabits.
At “The Photography Show” in New York, two photography galleries from Latin America participated for the first time and took their place alongside the most prestigious photography galleries in the world.
Mexican-American artist Martín Ramírez (1895–1963) has been honored by the United States Postal Service. The agency released a set of 5 commemorative “Martin Ramirez” Forever stamps featuring the art of this twentieth century master.
The documentary film LUCHA MEXICO is an intimate look at Lucha Libre and the lives and work of modern Luchadores and their Mexico City world.
“Frida” is Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi’s record of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe and belongings and the title of a current exhibition of the photographs taking place in London at the Michael Hoppen Gallery.