This is the official website of the fund-raising photobook “A Mission In Panama” by renowned music producer Alex Elena.
The book is published by Visionoir Srl – the Music & Art Production Company founded by Italian rock noir band Belladonna – and it’s the brainchild of Visionoir’s MD Fabrizio Capanna. “A Mission In Panama” comes with an audio CD containing 1-hour of music by Alex Elena inspired by his Panama experience.
All the proceeds from the book will go to the rural tribes depicted in the book itself.
To purchase “A Mission In Panama” and the accompanying CD please make a donation using the DONATE button at the bottom of this page.
There was a time when art was a global experience and artists felt free to explore different forms of expression, creating beauty in their own innovative way.
Geographic boundaries meant nothing to painters, writers and musicians of the 15th and 16th centuries and the “Gestalt” of Renaissance permeated them and all their works.
Continue reading ‘Book Foreword’
Everything always happens for a reason.
When I reluctantly took a gig playing drums on a bizarre tour 3 years ago I became really good friends with the tour bus driver, Jason Cook.
Continue reading ‘Introduction by Alex Elena’
The Choco Indians originally came from Columbia when Panama was part of Columbia.
Continue reading ‘About the Indians’
This is a producer’s story unlike any you’ve heard before. Alex Elena was raised in the back streets of Rome, Italy.
(READ MORE ABOUT THE ARTIST HERE.)