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  • Protected: Video Postcard: Greetings from the Plaza de Mayo

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  • Big Banal Lake

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] By Kevin Carrel Footer The enormous lake, all 616 square kilometres of it, was, I declared, banal. How, I was asked, could a lake be “banal”? Wasn’t I mistaken, wouldn’t another word be better? But I stuck by my description because, explicable or not, it was true.…

  • From the preface to “A Tango before I Die”

    From the preface to “A Tango before I Die” by Kevin Carrel Footer This book – my first – has been a long time in coming. There are two possible explanations for this. One is that I had to live each of these stories to know if they bore the mark of the truth or…

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  • Harmonica Player

    I learned to play harmonica on the side of the road while hitchhiking across America — and I haven’t stopped since. My first love was the blues. While living in Buenos Aires, I became immersed in the world of tango and discovered that tango and blues share the same roots of desperation.

  • Photographer

    Photography for me was literally an exercize in seeing the world — not just seeing it visually but “seeing” it as it is, understanding it. Through the miniscule aperture of a camera lens I have attempted to disrobe the greater world around me.

  • Writer

    Since 2001, Kevin Carrel Footer’s writings are featured each Sunday in the Buenos Aires Herald. What began as short observations about life in Buenos Aires have become over the years an intensely personal and brutally honest account of his life couched in poetry.