ARTICLES OF Rafaela Alford

Fundación Viva’s Photography Contest

27 Aug, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Photos provided by Fundación VIVAA competition to save endangered speciesIn early August of this year, the entry deadline for the National Photography Contest of Endangered Bolivian Species passed. It...

Into the Jungle

27 Aug, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Photo: Wikimedia.orgGap year gone wrongMadidi National Park is one of the most biodiverse parks on the planet, hosting, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, 8,000 plant species, 1,000 bird...

Shifting focus

27 Aug, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Photo Courtesy of Carolina DelgadoAppreciating the possibilities of the Jungle with Carolina DelgadoCarolina Delgado is a Bolivian anthropologist who has explored the cultures of indigenous communitie...

Voices From a University Protest

23 Jul, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Photos: Poppy KoronkaContradictory narratives between media, State and peopleThe sounds of shouts, horns and flares accompanying bustling crowds, road blocks and picket signs often greet daily commute...

Andean Contradictions

23 Jul, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Illustration: Oscar ZallesBolivia’s indigenous philosophical traditionsThe Quechua and Aymara people of Bolivia and Peru have a cosmological vocabulary that helps to describe the relations between con...