Creative kicks: advertising and the World Cup

Originally in: Monocle
May 2014

World Cup fever is about to break in Brazil so Monocle visits the South American agencies matching the host team’s footballing flair with bold advertising campaigns.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

Show and sell

Originally in: Monocle
January 2014

Collectors may only just be cottoning on but art is thriving in Buenos Aires, São Paulo and Bogotá, and with the help of Art Basel Miami Beach it is reaching new markets.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

A man of mixed materials

Originally in: The International New York Times
December 5 2013

Argentine artist finds overseas success raises his visibility at home.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

Colourful character

Originally in: Monocle
June 2013

As well as being the front man of Swiss electronica band Yello, Dieter Meier grows hazelnuts and owns three restaurants – one of which is Ocho Once.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

The dictator toppled by ad-men

Originally in: The Independent
February 1 2013

The fall of Chile’s military leader has been turned into an Oscar-nominated movie starring Gael Garcia Bernal.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

Light fantastic

Originally in: Monocle
February 2013

Hidden behind discreet fences away from the downtown hubbub, chef Fernando Trocca’s home has been transformed by Alejando Sticotti into a modernist masterpiece filled with sunshine, greenery and pine.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

Postcard from Santo Domingo

Originally in: Songlines magazine
November/December 2012

Ed Stocker discovers what locals in the capital of the Dominican Republic do to counteract Sunday night blues – they listen and dance to son and merengue.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

Sounding Out Buenos Aires

Originally in: Songlines magazine
July 2012

Few cities match BA for sheer vibrancy and energy. Ed Stocker unveils the home of tango’s hotspots.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

Festival Profile: La Grande Rencontre

Originally in: Songlines magazine
March 2012

Ed Stocker enjoys rip-roaring trad folk from Québécois artists and others from further afield at La Grande Rencontre.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format

Changing minds

Originally in: The National (UAE)
January 2 2012

A small radio station is giving a therapeutic voice to psychiatric patients near Buenos Aires, reports Ed Stocker.

Right click and Save to download in PDF format
  Right click and Save to download in PDF format