Issue - January 2009



January 2009

Editorial

In this edition: Minato Kobori interviews Makoto Shishido, a member of Los Kjarkas; Barbara Walter wanted to know how and where the Don Bosco mission work began in Bolivia; finally Walter Sanchez brings us chronicals of the beginning of photography and the most representative photographers in Bolivia.read more...

January 2009

Editorial

In this edition: Minato Kobori interviews Makoto Shishido, a member of Los Kjarkas; Barbara Walter wanted to know how and where the Don Bosco mission work began in Bolivia; finally Walter Sánchez brings us chronicals of the beginning of photography and the most representative photographers in Bolivia.

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Ximena Noya
Editor

Makoto Shishido

Makoto had been on a tour in the United States and he had a week of rest in Cochabamba before heading off to Argentina. He agreed to speak to me when he was in Cochabamba. He invited me into the Los Kjarkas office on a Monday evening. I was let in by one of the secretaries and was amazed by the countless awards decorated all over the office. Makoto came in a short while after and it was great to speak to someone in Japanese in Bolivia. He was very relaxed so it made it very easy for me to start the interview.

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