Mexico City’s New Design Fair: Caravana Americana

The debut event showcases Latin America’s best design talent

Caravana Americana (which launched this weekend in Mexico City) is a small but highly selective showcase of Latin America’s best emerging talent. Founded by Regina Barrios and Alessandro Cerutti, owners of local boutique Lago DF, their culling brings together a well-rounded sample of the region’s creative way forward—for many, that’s an approach which builds upon traditional craftsmanship from the past. This was evident within the …

Telling the Stories of Oaxaca

Artist Snejina Latev raises funds for a documentary that will put cameras into the hands of young artisans

Sofia, Bulgaria-born and NYC-based artist Snejina Latev escaped to Oaxaca at the end of last year, leaving the city (and its mental baggage) for a few months to create work in a new environment. After falling in love with the city of Mexican artisans, Latev will return in July to document their studio practices, the materials they use and the techniques they have developed—but Latev …