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Ayami Awazuhara is the 2017 artist-in-resident of the Residencia en la Selva, a uniquely tailored artist residency program by Despacio. Awazuhara is born in Japan and works and lives in Berlin, Germany.

Residencia en la Selva

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Alto Telire

Two days of walking along a winding path through the dense Costa Rican jungle brings them to one of the world’s most isolated indigenous communities: The Cabécars in Alto Telire. Despacio’s newest uniquely tailored residency program is for artists excited by the opportunity to engage with the local community in a place that has been inhabited for centuries but rarely appears on a map.

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