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Honduran Art: Legan Rooster's Dystopian Reality

Published on: Mon Dec 1, 2014
Author: Louise Morris
Honduran Art: Legan Rooster's Dystopian Reality

This post comes from the Honduras Memoria Creativa blog. The full blog can be read, in both English and Spanish, here. Legan Rooster is a talented self-taught artist, who initially studying architecture, realised that his real passion was for painting. He has since built up a broad portfolio of graphic design, digital and paint-based pieces blending a strong eye for geometric shapes with a playful style and mixed media approach, some paintings incorporating collage.  Legan’s aesthetic draws on daily…

Café Guanasco: Honduras' most outspoken band

Published on: Thu Jun 5, 2014
Author: Louise Morris
Café Guanasco: Honduras' most outspoken band

This post comes from the Honduras Memoria Creativa blog. The full blog can be read, in both English and Spanish, here. “If they thought they would silence our voices with the din of their rifles, they will see instead that it is we who will silence their gunshots with our song. Long live art in resistance!” Café Guancasco have become the most politically outspoken and active band in Honduras. Although they originally formed as a duo in 2006, becoming a band two years later. The 2009 coup gave…

Honduras Memoria Creativa

Published on: Thu May 22, 2014
Author: Louise Morris
Honduras Memoria Creativa

LAB plans to publish selected posts from the Honduras Memoria Creativa blog. The full blog can be read here. The blog introduced itself with the following project report: Honduras Memoria Creativa is a blog which aims to map, describe and celebrate the wealth of creative talent coming out of Honduras since 2009, using the blogging platform WordPress. Honduras is a country which unduly receives limited coverage in the international press, usually being depicted reductively as only the site of coups…

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