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Coco La Coquette

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By Andres Colmenares in New Illustration on Saturday 8 September 2007

Coco La Coquette is Elisa Rodrigo’s alter ego — a cute Spanish girl who doesn’t want to grow up so she can keep her innocent, childhood perspective. Influenced by street art and Japanese culture, this talented young designer works with photographic backgrounds which form the scenarios for the sweet and tender Coquettes.

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Paola Gaviria

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By Andres Colmenares in New Art on Friday 10 August 2007

Paola Gaviria is an outstanding artist born in Quito, Ecuador and raised in Colombia. In the last six years, she has been drawing in different cities around the world — from Paris to Sydney, where she now lives and sees her life as a foreigner through lines and colors. Her latest exhibition, Drawing Around, which […]

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Karim Estefan

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By Andres Colmenares in New Photography on Thursday 9 August 2007

Music is the main inspiration of the Colombian photographer, Karim Estefan (aka The Slow Cheetah). His portraits and self-portraits are updated daily on his Flickr page and show a delicate mix of lights, colors and expressions, all inspired by his favorite song lyrics.

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Freshcore

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel, New Art on Saturday 4 August 2007

Federico Mammana (aka Freshcore) creates perverted pop design from his base in Cordoba, the second largest city of Argentina. Take a peek at his Flickr page and you’ll appreciate just how effectively his disparate influences such as hip-hop, Hollywood porn, basketball, punk, and Bill Cosby (go figure!) have been morphed into colorful and dynamic lines […]

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Verde 3

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel, New Music on Tuesday 31 July 2007

The complex and tender thoughts that your senses experience when you’re in love {and we mean truly, deeply, gut-wrenchingly in love) are inside the lyrics, visuals and beats of Verde 3, a band from Bogota, Colombia, who move between rock, pop, electro and new wave. Created in 2002 by Champi (Carlos Benavides), Verde 3 is […]

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Sergent García

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By Andres Colmenares in New Music on Thursday 10 May 2007

The spicy music of Bruno García — aka Sergent Garcia or Sargento García — is a delicious and fresh mix of Cuban and Jamaican rhythms, from reggae, ska and ragga to salsa, son and cha-cha. The ancestry of the ‘Salsamuffin’ pioneer is an interesting mixture: French mother, African cousins (Algerian), and Hispanic roots. His grandfather […]

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Fuerzabruta

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By Andres Colmenares in New Events on Wednesday 9 May 2007

Buenos Aires, Lisbon, London and now Bogota have been shaken, beaten and enlightened by a group of wild, sensual, acrobatic Argentineans called Fuerzabruta, a project between two former De La Guarda theatre company members. The show takes place amongst and above the audience. There are no seats. Sprinkling water, fake blood, paper, and cardboard boxes […]

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Latin Lover

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel, New Fashion on Wednesday 2 May 2007

From Bucaramanga, a vibrant, hot, beautiful city in northeast Colombia, comes Latin Lover, a cool young t-shirt label with retro-funny designs inspired by the charms of Latin lovers. Like those salsa dancers featured in the Hollywood movies, the brand creators are seducing the local market and promise to do the same with the whole continent […]

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NaCo

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By Andres Colmenares in New Fashion on Monday 30 April 2007

NaCo was created in 1999 by Tijuana’s Edoardo Chavarín and Mazatlan’s Robby Vient, schoolmates at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

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Bastardilla

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel, New Art on Sunday 29 April 2007

Bastardilla is a mysterious street artist who traces snakes, humming birds, lonely long-haired ladies and cactuses onto walls and windows in Bogota, Colombia. She is one of the most interesting characters within this city’s strong and vibrant street art culture. The vivid, curvy lines sometimes mixed with colour glitter express in such a powerful way […]

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No Para Innita

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel, New Illustration on Sunday 1 April 2007

The outstanding work of No Para Innita (formerly known as Jesucristina, Fer and Quilo) is a visual reflection of constant personality changes, abnormality, the rivalry between unity and duality, and his strong commitment to the ‘straight edge’ philosophy. This vegan artist is a guru of the local underground comic scene. His latest project and personification […]

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Nazario Acosta, Nukak artist

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel, New Art on Saturday 31 March 2007

Nazario Acosta, a 27-year old self-taught artist from San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia uses his paintings to tell the myths, stories and lifestyle of the Nukak Makuk culture. His parents, original members of his tribe, took him on their journeys through the wild jungle, allowing him to know about his ancestors and Mother Nature. The […]

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Guda Lab

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel, New Products on Tuesday 30 January 2007

The simple friendly lines, colours and designs of the Bogota-based Guda Lab is inspired by 60s – 70s style and has been wisely applied to a vast range of spaces – retail stores, offices, and kitchens – and products such as lamps, carpets and mirrors. Created by industrial designers Diana Alarcon and Guillermo Roldan in […]

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Hotel Quadrifolio

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By Andres Colmenares in Cool Travel on Sunday 28 January 2007

Hotel Quadrifolio [which literally means a four-leaf clover ... yes the lucky, rare one] is located inside the walled city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia – the upcoming hot destination in the tropic. The city is currently hosting the culture-fest Bill Clinton called ‘the Woodstock of the mind’, Hay Festival, which features conversations with and […]

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El Bosque

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By Andres Colmenares in New Events, New Illustration on Saturday 27 January 2007

Raymond Forbes is a graphic design and illustration student based in Atlanta, Georgia. In collaboration with his friend Lorraine Rodriguez he has an art and music project titled El Bosque [The Forest, in Spanish]. They are both originally from Puerto Rico and do art installations in various places, decorating each venue they work with as […]

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