5 questions for Costa Rica’s indigenous Jirondai Project
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5 questions for Costa Rica’s indigenous Jirondai Project

Elizabeth Lang - April 22, 2018

Preserving the ancestral traditions of Costa Rica's eight indigenous cultures: that's the mission that the Jirondai Project has been pursuing for 12 years now. The project has…

5 questions for a Costa Rican artist in Chicago
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5 questions for a Costa Rican artist in Chicago

Elizabeth Lang - April 15, 2018

Art has been a part of Costa Rican artist James Nienhuis' life ever since he can remember. He started by painting on walls and in his notebooks…

5 questions for Costa Rican artist Raudyn Alfaro
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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Raudyn Alfaro

Elizabeth Lang - April 8, 2018

Using art as a tool to honor the history of Costa Rican coffee, but also to vividly depict Costa Rican identity: that's Raudyn Alfaro's goal. The merging…

5 questions for Costa Rican pop rock band Los Waldners
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5 questions for Costa Rican pop rock band Los Waldners

Elizabeth Lang - March 24, 2018

It’s 2010. Luis Carballo and Daniel Ortuño meet each other through mutual friends: within the span of their first conversation, they begin discussing the creation of their…

5 questions for Costa Rican artist Adrián Gómez
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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Adrián Gómez

Elizabeth Lang - March 17, 2018

Art that helps build a collective imagination depicting the vibrancy and liveliness of Costa Rica's Caribbean region: that's what characterizes the work of Adrián Gómez, more than…

5 questions for rising stars from La Carpio
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5 questions for rising stars from La Carpio

Elizabeth Lang - March 11, 2018

La Carpio is a shantytown community located on the outskirts of San José. It is also home to the Integrated System of Art Education for Social Inclusion…

5 questions for a French artist in Costa Rica: Jacques Hervot
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5 questions for a French artist in Costa Rica: Jacques Hervot

Elizabeth Lang - March 4, 2018

Jacques Hervot found art by chance, as a hobby; afterwards, it became his profession. The French artist, who now lives in Costa Rica, had always found art…

5 questions for Costa Rican musician Manuel Obregón
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5 questions for Costa Rican musician Manuel Obregón

Elizabeth Lang - February 25, 2018

Getting lost in music, finding life’s beauty in it and simply enjoying the moment is something that Costa Rican musician Manuel Obregón has loved throughout his life.…

5 questions for Costa Rican musician Debi Nova
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5 questions for Costa Rican musician Debi Nova

Elizabeth Lang - February 17, 2018

Music as a way of life, a career, and a path toward achieving big dreams: that's what drives the Costa Rican musician, composer and singer Deborah Nowalski,…

5 questions for French artist Victoire Cathalan
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5 questions for French artist Victoire Cathalan

Elizabeth Lang - January 28, 2018

For Victoire Cathalan, who visited Costa Rica this week to participated in the Tamarindo Art Wave festival in Guanacaste, nature the driving force behind her paintings. Using…