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Federico Ruiz

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By Andres Colmenares in New Photography on Saturday 11 April 2009

Federico Ruiz, aka Astronauta Perdido (The Lost Astronaut), is a passionate photographer from the vibrant city of Medellín, Colombia. Faces, signs, parties, and movements are condensed into powerful photographs which have been featured  in local newspapers and magazines such as JPG. His work is a demonstration of this adventurous spirit. Last year Federico’s photos were […]

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Miru Kim’s Naked City Spleen

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By Andres Colmenares in New Photography on Tuesday 3 March 2009

Miru Kim is known as the ‘naked urban photographer’, a fearless artist who walks around naked in abandoned spots in cities such as New York, Paris and Berlin. She has photographed various familiar urban settings, such as abandoned subway stations, tunnels, aqueducts, factories, hospitals, and shipyards. Her series, Naked City Spleen, is a dissection of […]

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The Impossible Project

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By Andres Colmenares in New Trends on Thursday 22 January 2009

The team that created Polapremium, where you can still buy vintage polaroid cameras and film, have just launched The Impossible Project, looking out for the future of instant integral film, which feeds polaroid cameras. The objective is to restart production of analog integral film in 2010, so they have acquired from Polaroid old equipment and […]

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Rocking Under The Rain in Bogota, Colombia

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By Andres Colmenares in New Events on Monday 10 November 2008

Rock al Parque is the largest open-air free music festival in Latin America, held at the el Parque Simon Bolivar in Bogota, Colombia. This year the main guest, as usual, was the heavy rain. However, more than 300,000 people enjoyed the powerful and eclectic tunes of 45 bands from England, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, America, France and, of course, Colombia, since the aim of the festival is to showcase upcoming local bands. The Philharmonic Orchestra of Bogota is in charge of this unique open party, which has been gathering youngsters from all the corners of this ten million city, and beyond, for fourteen years.

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Scour, a new way of searching the net

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Websites on Monday 6 October 2008

Have you heard about Scour yet? If not you will. It is quickly emerging as the most serious competitor to the Google search engine, with an approach based on votes and comments from users focusing on relevance.

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Obikà: the first mozzarella bar in Manhattan

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel on Monday 6 October 2008

Mozzarella is the new sushi in New York since the opening of Obikà (pronounced Oh-bee-KA), Manhattan’s first mozzarella bar, at 590 Madison Avenue.

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Apo Fousek

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By Andres Colmenares in New Illustration on Monday 21 April 2008

Inspired by surf and skate culture, Brazilian illustrator Apo Fousek brings some fresh brushes to the Latin American artspace.

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Circo Da Madrugada and Tombés du Ciel

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By Andres Colmenares in New Events on Monday 21 April 2008

Picture this: a crowded bullfight ring in downtown Bogota, under the moonlight of the brightest full moon of the year, surrounded by gigantic, colorful buildings.

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La Silueta Ediciones

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By Andres Colmenares in New Design on Saturday 19 April 2008

La Silueta is a design studio and editorial house from Bogota, Colombia, with a select portfolio of new artists’ books (Nicolas Paris, Doble Faz, and others), local street art and the publication, Chino Magazin.

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Stinkfish

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By Andres Colmenares in New Art on Friday 14 March 2008

Something ‘stinks’ on Latin American walls, and we like it. This vivid, powerful graffiti from Stinkfish, a proud member of the Excusado Printsystem collective, recently featured in Japan’s PINGMAG. He is one of the most visible street artists of the region. It’s impossible to ignore his gigantic and aggressive traces and brushes all over Bogota streets.

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Rügen, Germany

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel on Sunday 3 February 2008

Chalk cliffs, a cold blue sea, and undisturbed beech woods are some of the amazing landscapes you can enjoy in Rügen, Germany’s largest island, located in the Baltic Sea. The island’s main city is Binz, which is full of seaside resorts and exclusive spas. Kap Arkona is another interesting spot. This beautiful little village has […]

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Postdesigner

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By Andres Colmenares in New Products on Tuesday 29 January 2008

Postdesigner — aka Gabby Nathan — is a young graphic artist from Tel Aviv, Israel. She was born in Bulgaria, lived in Angola as a child, and landed in Israel, where she studied Graphic Design at the Holon Institute of Technology. Her passion: character design and illustration.

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Fuerteventura, Spain

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel on Tuesday 15 January 2008

1,660 square kilometers of volcanic landscapes, beaches and extremely comfortable weather emerges in the Atlantic Ocean, just a few miles off the coast of Africa. Welcome to Fuerteventura, one of Spain’s Canary Islands. The island is a martian paradise, where you can experience yellow, purple, and red sunsets, gorgeous wide, shallow beaches — which are perfect for kite surfing — and desert dunes sculpted by fierce winds from the Sahara. The so called Island of Eternal Springs is just three hours from continental Europe.

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Zoe

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By Andres Colmenares in New Music, Video on Monday 14 January 2008

Hailing from Mexico City, Zoe create sophisticated melodies — as reflected in their song, Love. The group has been nominated for Best Latin Rock Or Alternative Album in the upcoming Grammy Awards and just as a fine tequila with lemon and salt explodes in your throat with all passion the flavors can summon, so too […]

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Lucrecia

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By Andres Colmenares in New Music on Friday 19 October 2007

Lucrecia began her musical explorations in Medellín, Colombia. Her first full-length album — Acerca — was released under the Colombian label, Series, in 2005, and was re-mastered and re-released in 2007 by the Mexican label, Mil Records, with some new tracks and new versions of the songs added. She does all her own production, using […]

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