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El rey mocho: A Reading from Cultural Anthropophagy. Did you know that the story told by Carmen Berenguer refers us directly to the Greco-Latin culture? Do you know the visual references used by Carmen Salvador to illustrate this album? Ricardo Sarco Lira (Caracas, 1991), graduate and professor at the School of Arts of the Central University of Venezuela; he shares with us an analysis of El rey mocho in the light of the aesthetic and cultural approaches of anthropophagy.
The day Faoro found a baby alligator that fit in his hand, he stroke him gently and without even thinking about it, he put him in his pocket. He named him Negro, for his dark skin. And so it began, a tale of friendship, but also a true story that is still remembered near the Apure river. Mas Detalles
When a walrus lands on a family’s peaceful garden, it’s quite difficult to help her get comfortable. They have to feed her with mountains of fish and shellfish, give her a name and find her a place to sleep. Will it be possible for all of them to have her at home or will they have to find a way to return the walrus to its natural habitat? Mas Detalles
On a winter night, Osa and Lobo find each other deep in the woods. They had never met before, but immediately become friends. They walk together, noticing the views, the sounds and nature’s smells underneath the snow. When it’s time to say goodbye, Osa will go hibernate with her family and Lobo will set off to run with the pack. Will they meet again? A story about friendship that celebrates the subtle rhythm of life when our minds are open to the world. Mas Detalles
A boy wakes up on a clear morning and looks at the sea. It is a summer day as any other. He plays with a friend, walks to the town’s shop, visits his grandfather’s grave. But as the hours go by, his thoughts come and go to his father who works on the coal mines, right there, under the sea. A story told with few words and images with great beauty, that come and go, just as the boy’s thoughts, between the sunlight and the sea, among the mine’s darkness. Mas Detalles
With the first settling in Australia as a backdrop, this story describes the friendship between an orphan boy from England, Leonard, and an aboriginal/native girl called Milba. Leonard and Milba are fascinated by each other’s worlds, and without words they share lots of stories. A book that merges fiction and information, with detailed images, painted on ceramics by Australian artist Bern Emmerichs. Mas Detalles