By José Omaña, Zobeida Guzman and Lucas Koerner, Nov 27th 2015
#LATE, “Every heartbeat counts”. The provocative slogan is flooding Venezuelan social media in recent weeks, appearing in vibrantly colored artwork, videos, and other multimedia. Much more than a passing hashtag, the campaign is the work of an army of revolutionary artists and grassroots media activists seeking to reinvent the aesthetic narrative of the Bolivarian Revolution, overcome "the exhaustion of the image of Chávez" and situate the commune at its “symbolic center”.
By Rachael Boothroyd Rojas and Pablo Kalaka , Dec 17th 2016
Venezuelanalysis sat down with artist and muralist Pablo Kalaka to talk about his new exhibition “A Caribbean Question” in the National Museum of Contemporary Art, the changes in Venezuela’s art scene under Chavismo, along with the challenges and goals of revolutionary artists in Venezuela today.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) officially recognised Thursday the Venezuela festival of El Callao on its List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
By Jeanette Charles & Rachael Boothroyd Rojas - Venezuelanalysis.com
FILVEN includes 176 editorial stations along with dozens of rooms for a wide variety of presentations, workshops and trainings. This year’s events will take place at the Teresa Carreno Theater, Sala Jacinto Convito and the Museum of Natural Sciences.
By Enrique Dussel and Clodovaldo Hernandez – La Iguana , Oct 21st 2016
Renowned Mexican-Argentine philosopher Enrique Dussel argues that progressive forces across the continent must take two steps forward and decolonize their revolutionary imaginary, breaking with Eurocentric paradigms.
By Lucas Koerner & Rachael Boothroyd Rojas, Venezuelanalysis
Dozens of representatives of social movements and grassroots media from 24 Latin American and Caribbean nations gathered in Caracas last week to devise a continental communicational strategy to counter the resurgent power of the right-wing in the region.
Venezuela’s indigenous curagua weaving tradition has been declared an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the United Nations Education, Science, and Culture Organization (UNESCO), which also recognized the Bolivarian Constitution for its commitment to enshrining the sovereign rights of the country’s indigenous peoples.