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Ed Vulliamy launches his new book, When Words Fail: A Life with Music, War and Peace (Granta)

The author, journalist of The Guardian and The Observer for 32 years, with his band at the launch in London. The book contains a chapter on Cantos Cautivos.
Photo: Daniel Díaz.

Cantos Cautivos enters the British Museum

The British Museum's recently launched exhibition I Object, Ian Hislop's search for dissent includes the recording of "Doctorcitos", collected by the Cantos Cautivos team. It will run until January 2019. See information.

Reconstruction of "Filistoque's Cueca", written by Víctor Canto in Chacabuco concentration camp

Forty-four years later, the work has been reconstructed and recorded for the first time by the group MACOMBA, directed by Marcelo Coulon (Inti-Illimani) and formed in honour of the detained-disappeared Marcelo Concha Bascuñán, who was interned in Chacabuco. Listen to the recording and read the testimony here.

Cantos Cautivos: music, education and technology for human rights.

Panel on the roles of music as an educational resource to address memory and human rights topics, and on the use of internet technology as a tool for dissemination, exchange and research. To take place on 25 August 2018 at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago, Chile.

Practices of dealing with difficult pasts: creative memory works

Katia Chornik, director and editor of Cantos Cautivos, participated in a panel with Linda Norris (International Coalition of Sites of Conscience) and Amina Krvavac (War Childhood Museum, Sarajevo). The event took place at the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul, Turkey, in May 2018.

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