Chicha Libre
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Chicha Libre [New York]
26 Mar 2008 // 5:00 PM

Blending the strains of native South American, Latin, African, and psychedelic music, Peruvian chicha music has a trippy, lighthearted vibe all its own. Olivier Conan talks to us about this fascinating genre, his band Chicha Libre, and the syncretism of global music.


Chicha Libre: ¡Sonido Amazonico!
26 Mar 2008 // 5:00 PM

For those about to chicha, we saludos you: the man who tapped an Amazonian goldmine unveils his own homage to pre-digital Peru.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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