No matter when we pay them a visit, we find incredible, inspiring, and forward-thinking work. Although we obviously appreciate Papa Issue and their vision, we try not to get bogged down in statements hinting at objective truth – the reality is, we love their curation. We also agree with their premise, which states that there is a cultural tie that unites Latin America, in art, history, religion, food, etc. The unitive element is culture, and we applaud their ability to curate such a vibrant collection of output. Their simple and streamlined web presence makes the art the focus, as well it should be. Go enjoy the site, there’s plenty for all of us.
In addition to giving our view, we often like to provide a few words from the horses mouth. As such, we’ll let Papa Issue tell you who they are in their own words:
“PAPA ISSUE gathers talented professionals from the Latin world with several objectives:
1. To discover talent and show it to the world.
2. We believe the Latin world has its own identity
and characteritics that sets us apart from the rest of the world.
3. Inspiring every living creature.
4. To be a useful book for professionals and artists for anyone seeking new talent and for those who are interested in the Latino visual world.”