The Curse of Geography is an on-going series of investigative projects focused on the relationship of geographic isolation or proximity on social justice, human rights and public policy in selected locations around the world. Our reports are produced in multi-media format and in partnership with artists, journalists, NGOs, academic and cultural institutions, and news outlets.
Siddhartha Joag is a NYC based visual artist, journalist and community organizer who has worked at the intersection of arts, culture, social justice and human rights for 15 years. He is the Managing Editor at ArtsEverywhere.ca and a coordinator of ArtistSafety.net. He has an MSc in Sociology from the London School of Economics and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University. His paintings, installations and experimental videos have been seen in the United States, Canada, India, China, the Philippines, Northern Ireland, Nicaragua, Honduras and Brazil.
Alberto Arce is a Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. He joined the Associated Press (AP) in February 2012 as a correspondent in Honduras, where for several years he was the only foreign correspondent to report from Tegucigalpa. He later joined AP’s Mexico City bureau, where he continued to cover Central America before going to The New York Times as an editor. He has an Overseas press Club Award for best reporting on Latin America.
German Andino is an honduran lllustrator based in Spain. He has won a Peabody Award in 2014 for his coverage "gangs and migration in Honduras" and in 2017 he was also awarded with the Gabriel García Márquez Award for his work "The habit of silence" about gangs in Honduras.
ArtsEverywhere is assembled by a team of editors, curators, and writers with the direction and leadership of Musagetes.
Shawn Van Sluys (Guelph, Canada)
Editor in Chief, ArtsEverywhere
Executive Director, Musagetes
Todd Lester (São Paulo, Brasil)
Partnerships Director & Editorial Advisor, ArtsEverywhere
Co-curator, Queer City & Lanchonete.org
German Andino (San Pedro Sula, Honduras)
Reporter & Illustrator, ArtsEverywhere
ArtsEverywhere investigates the adverse effects of strict regulations and quotas on the diminishing local, family fisheries of Western Newfoundland. Is this Newfoundland's last generation of fishermen?