Author Archives: Rubén

First Harvest of 2019!

On January 3, 2019 we harvested Brussel sprouts in -1º Celsius weather. Do you know how they grow? Brussel sprouts are certainly underrated. Enjoy the short film. I am including a recipe that is easy to prepare, delicious, and will make brussel sprouts a favorite, even among those who say they don’t like them. Trust […]

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Using a Compost Toilet in The Absent House

Human feces and urine can be recycled for fertilizing crops, generating energy, conserving drinking water, protecting our waterways, and slowing down the climate crisis. But we are still flushing, even though we can make billions of dollars if we do it the dry way. My next film “Shit Happens” will lead an investigative quest across […]

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Horn-y Switzerland

In autumn of 2018 Switzerland voted on a proposition to subsidize those farmers willing to let their cows and goats grow horns. For decades their horns have been welded at very high temperatures at an early age to prevent them from growing. It is very painful as you can imagine. The reasoning behind this treatment […]

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Dada: 100 Years

2016 marked the 100 anniversary of Dada, my favorite art movement. Petra (a psychologist) and I (a filmmaker) were chosen to show our “joint venture”in Manifesta 11, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art that took place in Zürich from 06 June to 18 September, 2016. The concept developed by Christian Jankowski, Manifesta 11’s curator, was to […]

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Trapani, Sicily: Sunday May 30, 2017

Enjoy the under 3-minute video.

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Privacy Policy

UnBoricuaenSuiza.com has updated its Privacy Policy to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation that will go into effect across the European Union on Friday May 25, 2018, and to make sure you have current and accurate information about our privacy practices, and the ways you can control how your information is used through […]

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Der abgerissene Strick

 Titel anklicken und Video anschauen. Für deutschsprechende Leute: nur das Video anspielen. Viel Spass! Haga clic en el título. / Click on title to watch the video. Una mirada poética a uno de los pasatiempos favoritos de Petra. El hilo roto puede anudarse de nuevo, pero sigue roto. Quizás nos encontremos otra vez pero […]

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The Undercover Gardener

To lighten the heavy load that so many dear people are carrying in Puerto Rico and the USA, I share this video shot at the beginning of the wonderful summer of 2017.

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Home-made dolmadaki

I was a fan of dolma for many years, but stopped eating them because I found them so acidic they sometimes provoked reflux. That’s because I had only eaten the canned or pre-packaged versions from stores and restaurants. “Known since antiquity, dolmadaki or dolma are grape leaves wrapped around a filling. They are common in […]

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Dios en Nápoles / God in Naples

En nuestro reciente viaje a Italia, pude constatar la presencia de Dios en Nápoles. In our recent trip to Italy, I witnessed God’s presence in Naples.

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