The Kalakuta Republic
Kalakuta Republic was the name musician and political activist Fela Kuti gave to the communal compound that housed his family, band members, and recording studio. The military was unhappy with Fela’s constant criticism and said it was unseemly to have a republic within a republic. Nigerian tabloids carried lurid but unverified tales of girls lured to the compound by Fela’s band...
Viva Calaca!! is an animation project by Ritxi Ostáriz, based on the Mexican Day of the Dead, and with music by the American artist Voltaire.