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Short Video Tamo Daleko (Punta Arenas / Dawson Island, 2018)
Part of the Fragments of Memory series of the Central University of Chile's Audiovisual Laboratory, this video explores the song “Tamo Daleko”, adapted and used as a symbol of resistance by political prisoners. Watch the video here and see other testimonies about “Tamo Daleko” in Cantos Cautivos.
Katia Chornik, Director of Cantos Cautivos, gave a talk on the project at the University of Edinburgh
Students and academics from Music, Latin American Studies, History and other disciplines attended the event.
Ed Vulliamy launches his book, When Words Fail: A Life with Music, War and Peace
The author, journalist of The Guardian and The Observer, with his band at the launch in London. The book contains a chapter on Cantos Cautivos. Photo: Daniel Díaz.
Cantos Cautivos at the British Museum
The British Museum's exhibition I Object, Ian Hislop's search for dissent (September 2018-January 2019) includes the recording of
"Doctorcitos", collected by the Cantos Cautivos team.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.
August 2018, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago, Chile.