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This edition: Latin Literature, Volleyball and Fashion are in Nueva York

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 2, 2017.

First aired: December 7, 2017.

We start this episode in Midtown with volleyball player Genesis Mislide, from the Dominican Republic. She'll tell us her story of growing up in an orphanage and how she became a member of the Dominican Republic national volleyball team.

Then, we'll go to Lower Manhattan, to the Center for Work Education in the City College where Carmen Boullosa will interview two well-known experts in transatlantic relations, Brown University Professor Julio Ortega and the German professor and writer Ottmar Ette. 

Back in Midtown at Nohra Haime Gallery, we meet Colombian artist, Adriana Marmorek. Her work includes different media elements including video, photography and installation art, all set within the framework of what she calls "Architecture of Desire."

Our final stop is in Upper Manhattan to meet Bolivian designer Eliana Paco. Her colorful designs and fresh take on traditional jewelry from La Paz, are being featured on catwalks around the world.

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Iniciamos este episodio con la jugadora de voleibol dominicana, Génesis Milisde. Afincada ahora en los Estados Unidos, Génesis nos cuenta como de crecer en un orfanato llega a ser parte del equipo nacional de voleibol de la República Dominicana. 

Luego vamos al bajo Manhatthan, al Center for Worker Education de City College  en donde Carmen Boullosa entrevista a dos reconocidos expertos en relaciones  transatlánticas, el profesor de Brown University, Julio Ortega y el escritor y  profesor alemán, Ottmar Ette.

En Midtown, en la galeria Nohra Haime, hablamos con la artista colombiana Adriana Marmorek, quien nos cuenta acerca de sus inicios como escultora y su exploración posterior con otros medios como la fotografía, el video, y la instalación;  todos ellos dentro del mismo concepto de "Arquitectura del Deseo".

Finalizamos en el alto Manhattan, con la diseñadora boliviana Eliana Paco quien con sus diseños coloridos  y una mirada fresca de las polleras y joyas tradicionales de las cholas pacenas deslumbra en las  pasarelas de Nueva York y Bolivia en sus semanas de la moda.

Guest List

Ottmar Ette Professor and Writer / Profesor y Escritor , University of Potsdam

Adriana Marmorek Artist / Artista visual

Génesis Milisde Volleyball Player / Jugadora de Voleibol

Julio Ortega Professor of Hispanic Studies/Profesor Estudios Hispánicos, Brown University

Eliana Paco Designer / Diseñadora de Modas

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