Colombia

Huck: The Burnout Issue
Culture

Huck: The Burnout Issue

Out Now! — This issue is all about celebrating strength in the face of adversity – sharing stories of defiance in a world falling apart.

Written by: Huck

Photos of Colombia’s violent past and uncertain future
Photography

Photos of Colombia’s violent past and uncertain future

War & Peace — Danish photographer Mads Nissen reflects on his time in Colombia during the height of its turmoil, documenting the people impacted by conflict in the country.

Written by: Niall Flynn

The sights, sound and soul of Colombian carnival
Travel

The sights, sound and soul of Colombian carnival

The Travel Diary — Bigger, louder and more colourful than ever: photographer Stefy Pocket shoots the local revellers at the legendary four-day festival of Barranquilla.

Written by: Stefy Pocket

The moshing, masks and mania of Colombia's metal scene
Travel

The moshing, masks and mania of Colombia's metal scene

The Travel Diary — A chance encounter in a dingy Colombian bar gave photographer Daniel Motta the keys to Medellín's tight-knit metal community.

Written by: Daniel Motta

The LGBT activist who took on the entire Colombian prison system
Reportage

The LGBT activist who took on the entire Colombian prison system

‘I had to keep fighting’ — Marta Álverez vowed to get justice after a decade of torture and abuse. Now she’s the first person to be given a public apology from the Colombian government for LGBT discrimination.

Written by: Eve Hartley

Captured on camera for the very first time
Photography

Captured on camera for the very first time

Your First Photograph — To most of us the idea of never having had our photograph taken is inconceivable, but for many people around the globe this is very much the case. Armed with a camera and printer, photojournalist Berta Tilmantaite headed to South America to give the gift of a ‘First Photograph’ to those living in remote communities there.

Written by: Charlotte Irwin

Can coffee help Colombia move beyond decades of civil war?
Why I do what I do

Can coffee help Colombia move beyond decades of civil war?

Beans and bullets — Huck spoke to Colombian Coffee Company founder Eduardo Florez about Colombia, capitalism and coffee’s role in peace talks between the government and guerrilla groups.

Written by: Megan White

The hip-hop heroes fighting oppression in conflict areas
Culture

The hip-hop heroes fighting oppression in conflict areas

Stronger than a weapon — From political prisoners to former child soldiers, photographer Sascha Kraus has travelled the globe documenting outspoken figures doing what they do best: rapping for survival.

Written by: Cian Traynor

Hip-Hop, My Release
Why I do what I do

Hip-Hop, My Release

Filmmaker Q&A — New documentary on Colombian prison hip hop reveals the power of beats behind bars.

Written by: Alex King

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