Ernesto Cardenal, one of Latin America’s most renowned, but also controversial, poets and political activists, has shifted his recent work to reflect on humanity’s connection to nature and relationship to the universe. Ray Suarez speaks with the poet about his life and writing. Continue reading
The grand lobby of Havana’s historic Hotel Nacional de Cuba was humming with activity earlier this month as documentary filmmakers, directors, actors and producers from around Latin America gathered to pay homage to their craft at the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.
Entering Ricardo Pau-Llosa’s home in Miami, visitors can’t help but feel they’ve stepped into an art museum. From the kitchen to his high-ceilinged study, nearly every inch of his place is covered with works by contemporary of Latin American artists.
Cecilia Vicuna’s visual work has been exihibited at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, the Whitney Museum of American Art and MoMA. She is also co-editor of the Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry, which was published this month.