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Art and Political Activism: A Conversation from Peru
Visual artists Jorge Miyagui and Mauricio Delgado, & visual anthropologist Karen Bernedo Morales, will share their experiences in executing award-winning public art interventions that include Art for Memory (Asociación Cultural Museo Itinerante Arte por la Memoria) & the Muralist Brigade (La Brigada Muralista). They will help us understand the role that art has played in moments of political instability, mass protest, and COVID. Discussing recent events in Peru, they will also describe how a visual internationalism informs their political activism and creative work.

The artists are co-founders of the collective art project Museo Itinerante Arte por la Memoria which received the National Human Rights Award in 2012 & the Prince Claus Award in 2014.

More about the Artists at https://simpsoncenter.org/calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D150780513

Co-sponsored by the Comparative History of Ideas, African Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, School of Art + Art History + Design, School of Drama, Geography, Photo/Media

May 18, 2021 04:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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