Journey through Art

In a society where everything has a price-tag attached to it, what is the value of an emotion? December is the most important month of the year in Miami. All the key personalities of the world are here for the week, searching for the greatest art in the market. Curators, designers, collectors, gallerists, artists, fashion […]

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Once upon a time in St. Pete

I first realized that the biggest collection of Dali’s work outside of Europe, is only a 4 hour drive from where I live, or — even better — one hour by plane, after having lived in Miami for more than a year. I have a thing for DalĂ­. When I was 22 years old, I […]

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What are we so afraid of, anyway?

As I keep refreshing the news tab on what has become my favorite search term –hurricane Irma– I can't help but wonder, what are we so afraid of, anyway? I get it. The list is long: hunger; devastation; suffering; Death. Argh. Death. My son was asking me about 'her' a couple of days ago. My […]

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The Currency Behind Being Human

Media companies, advertising agencies and retail are suffering. Insta-sensations are thriving. We are addicted to our phones. No one really knows how to price, or market themselves any longer. In other words, there’s flux everywhere. Why is everything such a mess? The thing is, we are different. We used to like perfection. We actually thought […]

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We Need Less Influencers, And More Poets

We like; we comment; we follow and unfollow; we tag… or not. We choose our emoticons carefully; we quietly observe certain profiles, yet engage with others. We measure our influence, and idolize the most liked, or choose smaller voices that mean more to us. In the end, what we are all really doing, is searching […]

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The New Latin American Equation

I have a pending balance with Latin America. Perhaps that’s unconsciously what the braid is all about. When I left Mexico, I had no idea I was actually leaving. I didn’t tell anyone beside my dad. It seemed like a ‘see you soon’ more than a ‘good-bye’, and 10 years after I wonder if I […]

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