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“El Artista”

Posted on July 4th, 2013 by Alberto García Ballesteros

That’s it! We’re back from our first workshops in Saltillo (Northern Mexico). It was complicated but it went better than expected! Today I will show leave you with some pictures of the engraving workshop with the kids of the school Melchor Ocampo.   HEAVY WEIGHT!!! This is our beloved “printing machine”! We also carried 3 cans [...]

“Tres veces mojado”

Posted on June 8th, 2013 by Alberto García Ballesteros

Ok, now Tigres del Norte is the perfect soundtrack for this posts and those that will follow. After many many problems, my new project is on the way.   This project focuses on one thing: creating ties between people through art. It will take place in three different cities of Mexico, Tapachula, Huehuetoca and Saltillo, [...]

“Sin Fronteras”

Posted on April 10th, 2013 by Alberto García Ballesteros

(Without Borders) Hello, it’s been a long time I don’t write here, let me tell you why. I had the incredible opportunity to go to work one month in Haiti! That’s right, I could never have imagined such a thing. It’s been an incredible experience and I made a video for all of you to [...]

“Allá nos juntamos”

Posted on February 19th, 2013 by Alberto García Ballesteros

First trip with other international students from my university! We went to Teotihuacan, an ancient city that predated the aztecs! The city was the most populated in the world at the time, even more than Rome!! Amazing experience less than a couple of hours away! Eszter and me on the Moon Pyramid! With other exchange [...]

“Mi buena suerte”

Posted on January 25th, 2013 by Alberto García Ballesteros

Well, I’ve been really busy finding a place near the university, arranging my new lessons and so on. I was living 2 hours away from the university, now it takes me 10 minutes to arrive. “Mi buena suerte” (My good luck) Yes, indeed, I’m quiet pleased with this new semester. I managed to arrange my [...]

“El fin del mundo”

Posted on January 2nd, 2013 by Alberto García Ballesteros

Ok, I was going to post this the 21st but, as I had to move from Colima to Mexico DF, I didn’t have time nor internet connection :s (the song is actually about drug lords (“narco corrido”) but hey…at the end they mention the “end of the world”) The world didn’t end but my exchange [...]

“El otro México”

Posted on December 14th, 2012 by Alberto García Ballesteros

Here it goes, my first post. (Before you continue, watch the video) As you may know I’ve been recently awarded with the first prize of the 2012 Travel Video Contest which will help me to carry on an incredible project all around Mexico and also keep on discovering it as I’m already here as an [...]

Mess of mixed emotions

Posted on April 27th, 2012 by Jonathan Moore

ХудожникподаръциI leave in two days and I cannot begin to describe my emotions right now. I’m like a coin right now, two sides completely different. Heads is ready to see Indiana and tails isn’t ready at all to say goodbye to anyone. I’ve built so many close friendships in the span of four months. Everyone [...]

Malta

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by Jonathan Moore

Откъде да купя иконаI’m a bit slow on posting these, but keeping so busy with production work for Uni as most of English friends would say. So take a look at some of the beautiful scenery I enjoyed in Malta.

The dot with a lot.

Posted on April 10th, 2012 by Jonathan Moore

Greetings from the island of Malta! If you are unsure of where Malta is don’t feel bad, before I met Shawn James last semester at ISU I had no idea Malta existed. It’s just below Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. I’ve been here for a little over a week and really am enjoying the sun, [...]