ARTICLES OF Amaru Villanueva Rance

Asi Es Pues, La Tierra Llama

04 Nov, 2012 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

The Return It’s how it is, the earth calls for you’, Edson told me plainly, when he heard that I was thinking of returning to Bolivia after having lived abroad for almost a decade. Minutes earlie...

Constellation Sacaba

30 Jan, 2013 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

The Ch’askitas, named after the quechua word for star, are Sacaba’s latest girl-band export. Amaru Villanueva Rance went to meet these folk starlets to learn their story, and left with three goddaught...

Kandinsky

20 Nov, 2012 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

An Obituary Our dear feline friend Kandinsky, known by the hundreds of people who passed through the Bolivian Express flat, passed away on the 9th of October 2012. His human father, Amaru Villanueva...

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HUMAN PHONEBOX

15 Jun, 2013 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

Originally written in 2008, this piece documented the gradual decline of a once-popular occupation: that of the chalequero. Their work consisted in providing phone calls (by the minute) to passersby w...

Editorial

17 Dec, 2013 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

In November 2012 we published an issue titled ‘Passing’; a monochrome collection of articles and images on the more solemn aspects of Todos Santos, the day in which the living remember and pay trib...

Editorial BX 38 - The Food Issue Vol 2

28 Apr, 2014 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

You don’t even need to set your mind to it. Get into the local culinary swing and you’ll find yourself eating round the clock. And we are not just talking fitting in an extra snack before dinner. Foll...

EDITORIAL - Reinventing Progress

14 Mar, 2013 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

Things are quickly changing in Bolivia — some say for worse, some say for the better. But what does it mean for things to improve in the first place? This is precisely what’s currently being debate...

Bolivia in drag

18 Jul, 2011 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

A portrait of the familia Galan. “What questions do you usually get asked in interviews?” is the last question I ask David Aruquipa. This is perhaps the best place to begin. ‘I get asked a lot of...

Gustu: A New Flavour in Town

14 May, 2013 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

Photo: Nick Ballon Dinner is booked for two for Friday at 7 p.m. at the latest haute cuisine establishment in town. Come to think of it, it's not just the latest, but arguably the only restaurant...