Maria Korol: “Atlanta’s art community is diverse and unpretentious”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Argentinean artist Maria Korol. She talks about her upbringing during the Argentina’s military dictatorship, her artistic influences from Brazil, her multilayered creative process, and Atlanta’s “unpretentious” artistic scene. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives whose work establishes a dialogue with LatinX and global cultures. Created by Paul Alonso, it is produced by … Continue reading Maria Korol: “Atlanta’s art community is diverse and unpretentious”

Ben Shirley: “Argentina’s Rock Nacional has the true spirit of rock that was lost”

Based in Atlanta, musician Ben Shirley plays with the experimental noise orchestra “Faun and a Pan Flute” and the improvisation duo “Whispers of the Night.” He is originally from North Carolina, but his time in Buenos Aires was “a transformative experience.” In this episode of “Hybrid Atlanta,” he speaks about Argentina’s rock nacional and the importance of international musical flows. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series … Continue reading Ben Shirley: “Argentina’s Rock Nacional has the true spirit of rock that was lost”

Polivision S1 E5: Malena Pichot, Argentinean feminist comedy

While comedy is still a very male-dominated environment, there is also an increasing feminist trend in Latin America. This episode of Polivision is about Malena Pichot, a feminist comedian from Argentina. Pichot became a YouTube star with her videos about a break-up with her boyfriend, and later with Cualca, a series of television satiric sketches that criticized sexism, racism, homophobia, and other prejudices. Created by … Continue reading Polivision S1 E5: Malena Pichot, Argentinean feminist comedy

Polivision S1 E4: Peter Capusotto and Argentinean satire

A nazi pop singer from Buenos Aires who talks about the dangers that the poor, the dark-skinned, and the ugly represent. A new age singer of the 60s that combines political revolutionary slogans with cheesy love songs. A drunk old woman who rants against de cultural decay of our time while she remembers her days as the pioneer of punk rock in Argentina. These are … Continue reading Polivision S1 E4: Peter Capusotto and Argentinean satire