ARTICLES OF Sophie Hogan

PALO SANTO

15 Apr, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photo: Sophie HoganThe miracle tree and its usesThe smell seeps easily into my nostrils as we light the wood and put it in the holder. The smoke begins to flurry out of the holes in the cup and the fr...

A GIANT DESCENDS

28 Mar, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photos: Sophie HoganUber's Introduction to La Paz is turning. . . not that many headsIt would be rare for one to not have heard of it. Founded in March 2009, UberCab, as it was then known, quickly exp...

MISTURA

28 Mar, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photos: Nick Somers and Sophie HoganA Concept Store for Bolivia's Best and BrightestMistura’s name comes from the word ‘mixture’. When one walks in the door of the store on Calle Sagarnaga, La Paz’s m...

RESCUED FROM TIME

15 Apr, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photo: Nick Somers and Sophie HoganThe Vinyl Collectors Saving Generations of MusicMany aspects of life have been lost to history's clutches. There are arts, people, and even whole cities that are for...

THE SALAR ON FILM

15 Apr, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photo: Julia Mcgee-RussellA sensory marvel put into perspectivePeople experience some of the most surreal feelings while on the Salar de Uyuni. Beyond its apparent nothingness and rich amount of resou...

Going For Gold

23 May, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photos: Nick Somers Ángela Castro leads the race for Bolivian Olympic glory The deep breath before walking to the starting line. The seconds before everything you’ve ever worked for is put to the test...

La Paz, in Gold and Blue

23 May, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photos: Sophie HoganText: Aida Muratogluwhen they told us the sun would set earlier in May than it did in DecemberI felt a tinge of betrayalwinter in La Paz nothing like thesnow day-filled, salty-shoe...

A Force for Good

25 Jun, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photo: Sophie HoganClaudia Cárdenas is touching lives with Fundación VIVAAfter being ushered up to the third floor of the VIVA headquarters in Calacoto, a well-off neighbourhood in La Paz, we see Clau...

CONTEMPORARY CRISIS

28 Mar, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photo: Sophie HoganCochabamba's Struggle to put Art Back on the MapThe dawn has bloomed just enough for a beautiful orange sky as I step off the bus. Walking through the streets, which are bathed in s...