Latin America

Celebrating Latin American photography in NYC
Photography

Celebrating Latin American photography in NYC

Melrose, Bronx — In New York City’s first edition of Latin American Foto Festival, the South Bronx neighbourhood of Melrose will act as one vast, public gallery, showcasing work from some of Latin America’s most exciting photographers.

Written by: HUCK HQ

Inside the unlikely hip hop scene taking root in Italy
Culture

Inside the unlikely hip hop scene taking root in Italy

Brothers in the barrios — On the outskirts of Milan, a divided city rife with tension, photographer Roberto Ramirez has uncovered a stigmatised community bonding over the power of rap.

Written by: Cian Traynor

Mala’s journey to the deep roots of ancient Peruvian music
Music

Mala’s journey to the deep roots of ancient Peruvian music

In search of primal rhythms — As a dubstep pioneer and groundbreaking producer, Mala’s new project, Mirrors, connects South London bass culture with the traditional sounds of Peru.

Written by: Alex King

Cebe Loomis takes an analogue adventure across Cuba
My Life in Analogue

Cebe Loomis takes an analogue adventure across Cuba

My Life In Analogue — In Cebe’s hands, the photograph becomes a way to learn how people live in societies around the world and reveal how their socioeconomic context is reflected through their lives. Here Cebe goes on an analogue adventure across Cuba.

Written by: Alex King

Gilles Peterson documentary explores the pounding rumba beat of Cuba’s dancefloors
Music

Gilles Peterson documentary explores the pounding rumba beat of Cuba’s dancefloors

Rumba Sessions - La Clave — Musical explorer Gilles Peterson’s search for the perfect beat takes him to Cuba, where rooftop parties and impromptu jam sessions shake to the unmistakeable rhythms of Afro-Cuban rumba.

Written by: Alex King

In Pictures: Freeride skier follows his father’s footsteps through the Bolivian Andes
Snow

In Pictures: Freeride skier follows his father’s footsteps through the Bolivian Andes

Lost Gringos — Kiwi skier Sam Smoothy’s late discovery that his father had been a prolific mountain climber sparked a journey of discovery which lead to some of South America’s most spectacular mountain ranges.

Written by: Alex King

Hugo Chavez’s Bolivarian revolution crumbles in Venezuela
Activism

Hugo Chavez’s Bolivarian revolution crumbles in Venezuela

Latin America’s progressive ‘pink tide’ is on the way out — Victory for the right wing opposition in Venezuela’s national elections is another defeat for left-leaning populist governments across the continent.

Written by: Alex King

Mimpi Surf/Skate Film Festival
Culture

Mimpi Surf/Skate Film Festival

Action sports extravaganza — Brazil’s raddest film festival kicks off this week in Porto Alegre, before heading to Rio.

Written by: HUCK HQ

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