5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada
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5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada

Elizabeth Lang - September 23, 2017

The representation of feminism through gentle, defined brush strokes and pastel colors: that's been Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada's focus for the past two years. For…

5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer

Elizabeth Lang - September 17, 2017

Read more of our Sunday Weekend Arts Spotlight interviews here... and stay tuned for more weekly chats with artists from, in, or featuring Costa Rica. Don't have a…

5 questions for a U.S. aerial artist
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5 questions for a U.S. aerial artist

Amanda Zúñiga - May 28, 2017

Costa Rica is not a "circus country," persay, but circus arts have caught the attention of more and more Costa Rican artists in recent years. One example:…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer

Amanda Zúñiga - April 30, 2017

Dancing through flames and walking barefoot through the sand at Playa Sámara: That's the life of Allan Barboza. Barboza, 27, has been working as a fire performer…

5 questions for a Costa Rican rapper – and an exclusive recording
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5 questions for a Costa Rican rapper – and an exclusive recording

Elizabeth Lang - April 23, 2017

The passion to empower others is what has driven the Costa Rican rapper Nakury to share her work with the world. Nakury, who was born in Turrialba…

5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer

Amanda Zúñiga - April 16, 2017

Fiorella Pattoni, 34, is an architect by training, but she is using that knowledge today in a way she never anticipated. Approximately 17  years ago, before she…

5 questions for a Honduran artist
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5 questions for a Honduran artist

Elizabeth Lang - April 8, 2017

Over the years, a number of writers, artists and filmmakers have told the stories of Central American migrants and the challenges they face. However, the latest project from Honduran artist Pável…

5 questions for a Costa Rican painter: How a prison sentence sparked a passion for art
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5 questions for a Costa Rican painter: How a prison sentence sparked a passion for art

Amanda Zúñiga - March 19, 2017

"I was born in Puntarenas, The Pearl of the Pacific," says Navil Leytón, 44, with pride. The first painter in his family and a musician since the age…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer

Elizabeth Lang - March 12, 2017

Merging creativity and marketing skills has been a constant since childhood in Daniela Sasso’s life. Sasso, 29, is a self-taught Costa Rican fashion designer and business manager…

5 questions for a Costa Rican belly dancer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican belly dancer

Amanda Zúñiga - March 5, 2017

See also: 5 questions for a U.S. poet in Costa Rica A group of movements that awaken feminity; a way to discover yourself and your inner being.…