The Mexic-Arte Museum Taps Into Underserved Artistic Histories

Resurfacing cultural richness provided by Mexican artists and encouraging visitors to look beyond the bubble

The Western world predominantly controls art institutions, most of which are lacquered with a strong history of colonialism and conquerors with little-to-no regard for the oppressed. This limited perspective catalyzed Mexic-Arte Museum founders Sylvia Orozco, Sam Coronado and Pio Pulido to create an institution “dedicated to cultural enrichment and education through the collection, preservation, and presentation of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latinx, and Latin American …

Radio Ambulante

The new Spanish show that is overhauling Latin-American radio

In just a year Radio Ambulante went from being simply an idea of acclaimed Peruvian author Daniel Alarcón and cross-cultural consultant Carolina Guerrero, to a distinct program that broadcasts surprising and engaging stories for Spanish-language listeners around the world. To glean more insight about their thought-provoking podcast, we check in with Alarcón, who tells us about teaching their audience how to listen, their upcoming benefit …

Sequence Jewelry

Salvadoran-born New Yorker Ariela Suster enlists gang members back home to produce her line

by Laila Gohar Salvadoran-born Ariela Suster dropped out of Harvard and moved to New York City to pursue a career in fashion. After a string of editorial positions at various fashion magazines, she followed her true calling to create a brand that gives back to communities in El Salvador. Five years and a chance meeting later she launched Sequence jewelry. The accessories line employs ex-gang …