Press Release: Sofía Rubio
The collective of University of the Arts London, Latinos Creative Society, will perform a reading of Latin American poems in the Crossing at Central Saint Martins, Granary Square (N1C4AA) this 25th of April at 1 PM.
Latinos Creative Society will perform this event in order to express gratitude to UAL for adding books of several Latin-American authors to their library’s collection. Thanks to Latinos Creative Society’s contribution students at UAL can now find books of authors like Miguel Angel de Asturias, Jorge Luis Borges, Octavio Paz and Mario Vargas Llosa.
The event will be performed by members of Latinos Creative Society who will read poems in Spanish, in order for the audience to appreciate them in their native language.
Invitation design: Paula Turmina
Members of the Latinos Creative Society gathered at POD A Room at CSM Library, to discuss their manifesto through visual and collective process: Collage. Part of the materials to build the collage where donated by the Latin American House. This visual expressions will help to define the Manifesto performance they will present on the 11th of May 18 – 19hrs at Five Years, Archway.
The University of the Arts London recently expanded their library collection by including a list of Latin American books that did not exist on the collection. The books are related to arts, design, crafts, culture, music, poetry and literature. Among the authors, some of them are Nobel Prize Winners and also have other important international awards.
The following books where a donation made by the Latin American House with help of Stefanie Borkum:
1.- Hombre de Maíz – Miguel Ángel Asturias
2.- Viento Fuerte – Miguel Ángel Asturias
3.- Obra Poética 192371977 – Jorge Luis Borges
4.- The Penguin Book of Latin America Verse – Enrique Caracciolo – Trejo
5.- Coronación – José Donoso
6.- Studies in Spanish – American Literature – Isaac Goldberg
7.- Cuba and the night – Pico Iyer
8.- Bajo el volcán – Malcom Lowry
9.- El Pozo – Juan Carlos Onetti
10.- La Estación Violenta – Octavio Paz
11.- Latin American Literary Anthology – Peabody Trust
12.- Popol Vuh – Adrián Recinos
13.- Pedro Páramo – Juan Rulfo
14.- Percepciones – Gabriel Trujillo Muñoz
15.- Kathie y el Hipopótamo – Mario Vargas Llosa
Also Central Saint Martins with support of the Librarian Manager has bought the following books:
16.- Madwomen – Gabriela Mistral
17.- Antipoems: How to look better & Feel Great – Nicanor Parra
18.- Rayuela – Julio Cortázar
19.- Witness: The Selected Poems – Mario Benedetti
20.- Cuentos y Poemas – Rubén Darío
21.- America my brother, my blood – Oswaldo Guayasamín y Pablo Neruda
22.- Leaving Tabasco – Carmen Boullosa
23.- Selected writings of Andrés Bello – Andrés Bello
24.- Cien años de soledad – Gabriel García Márquez
25.- Feast of the Goast – Mario Vargas Llosa
26.- The Villagers – Jorge Icaza
27.- The Tunnel – Ernesto Sábato
28.- Cuentos de la Selva – Horacio Quiroga
29.- Antología – Pablo de Rokha
30.- Manifiestos and Polemics in Latin American Modern Art – Patrick Frank
31.- Didácta de la Liberación. Arte conceptualista latinoamericano – Luis Camnitzer
32.- Arte Popular Latinoamericano: Nuevos Criterios de Valoración – Sonia Raqeul Vicente
33.- Fernando Szyszlo – Bruno Corà
34.- Jesús Soto in Conversation with Ariel Jiménez – Ariel Jiménez
35.- Secrets of Spinning, weaving and knitting in the Peruvian Highlands – Nilda Callanaupa
36.- Las Venas Abiertas de América Latina – Eduardo Galeano
37.- Micrograms – Jorge Carrera Andrade
The Latinos Creative Society is organizing a Poetry Reading to make tribute and thank UAL for the effort they have put on expanding their collection. It will be on the 27th of April 13 – 14 hrs, (Place to be confirmed). This is a very significant symbolic recognition of Latin American Culture presence in the United Kingdom.