David Escalante Euán. Musician, dreamer, late-night silkscreen printer, builder of culture, and collaborator with the Colectivo Santiaguero since 2007. Born in Mérida, Yucatán, México; I am a musician and also a Social Anthropology student in the Department of Anthropological Sciences at the Autonomous University of Yucatán, specifically in the area of the Music and Sound Anthropology. With in the Colectivo Santiaguero, I collaborate with various cultural projects: Workshop of Silkscreen Printing and Inter-Knowledge, Rizoma Comunitario (documentation of social projects), La Marchante Selecta & La Orquesta Multicolor (music). I enjoy collaboration, working in networks, and social reflection of my surroundings.
Latest posts by David Escalante
The Rising Voices grantee project "The South of South" has built a do-it-yourself rack for the recording equipment that will be transported from site to site to document musical collaborations in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.
The 2014 Rising Voices grantee projects are getting started. Throughout the year, we will be hearing about their progress through monthly blog posts. The first comes from the South of South project in Mérida, Mexico, which will be working with local musicians to connect and share local music online, including songs in indigenous languages.