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PROJECT // #HayCartoneras

Posted by Emma Balch on

Our #HayCartoneras project focuses on Latin American editoriales cartoneras (cardboard publishers) - a publishing movement which grew out of the Argentine economic crisis of 2001 but has now spread to countries as far apart as Mexico and Mozambique, but with a strong focus on the Spanish and Portuguese speaking world. Richly diverse, the cardboard publishers have in common the use (and love) of cardboard, a commitment to making literature accessible, and an interest in both the artistic and literary potential of artisanal book-making. Dr Lucy Bell and Dr Patrick O’Hare, (Hispanic Studies lecturer and Social Anthropologist at the University of Surrey), led...

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