Fog-catchers in the desert: Confessions of a cultural anthropologist

Professor Horacio Larrain reflects on his time working on the fog-catching projects in northern Chile and asks whether enough has been done to help local communities in providing them with water. What is the end point of science? Should it also be applied?

Poetry competition

1st CHILENO.CO.UK POETRY COMPETITION 2011 To celebrate contemporary Chilean poetry we are pleased to announce the results of the 1st poetry competition 2011. You can also view the archived Rules here. We have had an overwhelmingly posit…

Flowers in the Desert. The search for Chile’s disappeared

Ramona Wadi reviews the book Flowers in the Desert. The search for Chile’s disappeared, by Paula Allen. "We dug in the desert and sometimes came across strange bones. We were so frightened during those years that we would bury them again.”...


Ana Tijoux interview part 2

This is the second part of the interview by eNtR.


We had a chat with Cristobal Torres, the hands behind the Chilean electronic music that is Minimental, who took time out to speak to chileno about what he's up to at the moment. Cristobal is from Santiago and his style is a mix of progressive trance, te…

Atacama Desert timelapse



Film Club

Film club: Tan lejos como aquí

A young woman recalls the story transmitted to her by her great-grandmother and attempts to retrace the steps that unfold in the story for her younger sister.

Track of the day