Art

FACES OF LA PAZ

28 Mar, 2017 | Nick Somers

Sometimes you need to look no further than the smiling faces of the people on the city’s streets to find the beauty of La Paz. And one of the great things about this place is that it has anything but...

REHEARSING WITH THE KORY WARMIS

28 Mar, 2017 | Marianthi Baklava

Photos: Marianthi BaklavaWomen meet to create theatrical art – and to empower themselves‘Get ready, you’re going to be backed against that wall once everyone gets here,’ Erika Andia warns me. Upon arr...

CONTEMPORANY 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...

LIFE BEYOND ATAJO

28 Mar, 2017 | Alex Walker

Photos: William WroblewskiNew beginnings after the break-upThe adage, ‘It’s never too late to try new things’ is often one reserved for parkour pensioners or grandmothers getting to grips with what th...

Dark Skull

17 Feb, 2017 | Louise Lacourarie

Photos: Nick SomersA cinematic view of what lies beneath the mining communities of the altiplanoHuanuni is a small town in the altiplano, an hour’s drive from Oruro through the sparse, high-altitude c...

Humor with a purpose

29 Dec, 2016 | Eleanor Henderson

Photo: Iván Rodriguez PetkovicLas Mentes Ociosas and their brand of musical comedyThe Palacio de Comunicaciones in La Paz is not as imposing as a theatre can be. Imagine your high school auditorium wi...

Iconoclasta

21 Nov, 2016 | Valeria Salinas Maceda

Photos: Dario MonsterBreaking Images With A Fashion ShowThis year, fashion designer Galo Sanchez selected the mystical Lake Titicaca as the location for the fourth installment of the Iconoclasta Fashi...

Colours Among the Desolate Beauty of the Altiplano

24 Oct, 2016 | Alexis Galanis

Photo: Alexis GalanisCelebrated Artist Mamani Mamani’s Towering MuralsAs you drive through El Alto to zona Mercedario, the landscape becomes stark, and the hectic hubbub of La Ceja softens to silent d...

AYAWASQA

26 Sep, 2016 | Iván Rodriguez

Ayawasqa is the new line of fashion accessories from Amancaya Rivera, who works to bring forth the natural heritage of Bolivia through ancestral textiles and designs.www.ayawasqa.com+591 71538188Photo...

La Paz, City of Lights

07 Dec, 2015 | Anna Bellettato

A PHOTOESSAY BY ANNA BELLETTATO

Haute Couture in the Andes

28 Oct, 2015 | Valeria Salinas Maceda

Creating the Chukuta Fashion DistrictFashion lovers flock to Paris and Milan every day, and most are sure not to miss a visit to Montaige Avenue and the Quadrilatero D’oro to see the boutiques on the...

Building the Houses of God

28 Oct, 2015 | Hazel Browne

It seems almost every corner of La Paz is home to a church. An interview with Gastón A. Gallardo, Dean of Architecture at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, opens my eyes to the history and design behin...

OMB: La Paz Dub, Drum and Bass

05 Oct, 2015 | Anna Keeley

The Music Collective and Label Putting Bolivian Beats on the MapIt was 3 am at digital art collective Oí Más Bass’ club night, La Bass, at Roots Reggae Bar in Sagarnaga, but people weren’t getting tir...

Destination Known: The Letreros of La Paz

05 Oct, 2015 | Anna Keeley

In the windscreen of every minibus and trufi in La Paz sits a handful of letreros indicating geographical locations; simply catch sight of your destination, walk out into the road and climb aboard. T...

Whose Wall Is It Anyway?

05 Oct, 2015 | Celia Dyson

Public Notice: Rubbish Kills. The Pope Is the Antichrist. Evo 2015. What do these three statements have in common? They are all found written on the walls of La Paz – a city whose graffiti stands out...