WEAVERS OF THE CLOUDS: Textile Arts of Peru   An exhibition of Peruvian costume dating from pre-Hispanic to present day   For decades, designers worldwide have been influenced by the traditional textiles of Peru. Weavers of the Clouds explores the processes and practices of both historic and contemporary Peruvian costume via garments, textiles, photographs, tools, illustrations and paintings, dating from pre-Hispanic to present day.  Works presented include pieces by contemporary Peruvian fashion designers Meche Correa and Chiara Macchiavello, photographs by Sebastian Castaneda Vita, Marta Tucci and Toni Frissell, Peruvian-inspired designs from Vivienne Westwood and Naeem Khan and a broad selection of both traditional and contemporary Peruvian art, produced in a multitude of fascinating mediums.  With many artists of all forms now looking to Peru for inspiration, this is a very exciting time to examine the history and future of Peruvian arts.  This exhibition is supported by  Kuna  and  Peruvian Connection.   WHEN:  From 21 June – 8 September 2019  Tuesdays to Saturdays, 11am – 6pm Thursdays until 8pm Sundays, 11am – 5pm Last admission 45 minutes before closing Closed Mondays  WHERE:  Fashion and Textile Museum  (83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF)           Get your tickets  here

WEAVERS OF THE CLOUDS: Textile Arts of Peru

An exhibition of Peruvian costume dating from pre-Hispanic to present day.

WHERE: Fashion and Textile Museum (83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF)

WHEN: From 21 June to 8 September 2019

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      WIÑAYPACHA Film Screening   Cine Latino, the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, King’s College London and the Embassy of Peru in the United Kingdom proudly present the screening of Wiñaypacha, The first Peruvian film shot entirely in the indigenous Aymara language!     This award-winning Peruvian drama by talented filmmaker Óscar Catacora, featuring stunning cinematography, tells a story of abandonment, both of the elderly and of their remote rural environment.   The screening, with English subtitles, will be followed by a panel talk, featuring experts on Peruvian culture and film, hosted by Peruvian filmmaker Karoline Pelikan and Dr. Elisa Sampson Vera Tudela, Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies at King's College London.    Synopsis:   This is the deeply moving story of Willka and Phaxsi, an elderly couple living in a remote part of the Peruvian Andes. Abandoned by their son Antuco who moved to the city a long time ago, they live at five thousand meters altitude in the middle of snow-capped mountain ranges, facing the merciless passage of time. Every day they pray to their gods, tend their land and eat what Mother Earth offers them. And every day they wonder: when will their son finally come to rescue them?     The screening is free, but due to a limited number of seats, we recommend booking your ticket(s) in advance! First 40 tickets include admission to Wine Reception.     Get your tickets  here                  WHEN:   Wednesday 1 May, 2019 from 18:30 - 20:30  WHERE: King’s College London Bush House  (30 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BG)

WIÑAYPACHA Film Screening

The first Peruvian film shot entirely in the indigenous Aymara language

WHEN: Wednesday 1 May, from 18:30 - 20:30

WHERE: King’s College London - Bush House (30 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BG)

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      RIMANAKUY: CONVERSATORIO SOBRE LENGUAS INDIGENAS  Representantes de la comunidad de Perú en el Reino Unido organizan un taller inspirado en la propuesta de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas de convertir el 2019 en el año de las lenguas indígenas. Es una iniciativa que busca rendir tributo y destacar la importancia de preservar las lenguas nativas, además de luchar contra la discriminación y el aislamiento de las comunidades que las hablan.   El pintor  José Miranda , uno de los representantes de esta actividad que lleva por nombre "Rimanakuy", conversatorio o conferencia en quechua, señala que el motivo del evento es combatir el racismo y la discriminación hacia los ciudadanos de origen andino, así como ayudar a las familias a mantener vivas las lenguas originaras del Perú como el quechua y el aimara y hacer comunidades más inclusivas e igualitarias, dentro del contexto de la resolución de la ONU.   Los profesores universitarios  José Padilla , residente en Cardiff, y  Ricardo Michue , radicado en Leeds, acompañan a Miranda en esta iniciativa. Padilla. El professor Padilla indicó que la idea de la charla o conversatorio es rescatar y fortalecer las lenguas indígenas, mientras que Ricardo Michue destacó la importancia de apoyar y colaborar con la conservación de todas las lenguas indígenas que todavía existen en el continente americano.  Cabe señalar que el evento está organizado por hijos de padres quechuablantes, quienes sufrieron racismo y discriminación por no poder hablar bien el castellano.    CUANDO : Sábado 30 de marzo, a partir de las 6:30 pm   DONDE:  St Paul Church, Larrimore Square, London SE17 3QU (Kennington Station).   Además de las conversaciones habrá la animación por parte del grupo Kausary, de Johnny Rodríguez, y una muestra de arte.   Para más Información contactar al mail: sweetpachamama@yahoo.com o al teléfono 07948286752     


  

  


 
   
    
      

        
          
             
              
                    
              

              
                
              
                
             
          
          
        

        

        

      
    
   

  

 






     

RIMANAKUY: CONVERSATORIO SOBRE LENGUAS INDIGENAS

CUANDO: Sábado 30 de marzo, a partir de las 6:30 pm.

DONDE: St Paul Church, Larrimore Square, London SE17 3QU (Kennington Station).

Además de las conversaciones habrá la animación por parte del grupo Kausary, de Johnny Rodríguez, y una muestra de arte.

      200 YEARS OF BRITISH BUSINESS IN PERU  A lecture on the history of economic relations between Peru and the United Kingdom given by Dr Rory Miller, based on his book “British companies, economy and politics in Peru, 1850 – 1934” and on further research about the topic.   Dr Miller was a Reader in International Business History at the University of Liverpool and he also was Joint Editor of the Journal of Latin American Studies, published by Cambridge University.     His research is focused on three areas: British business interests in Latin American in the XXI Century; Latin American business history; and the football business.     In 2011, he published the book ‘Empresas Británicas, economia y política en el Perú, 1850 – 1934’, with Instituto de Estudios Peruanos.    He is also a trustee of Canning House.      

  

    
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     WHEN: Wednesday 27th February, 18.00   WHERE: 14/15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS (Council Room)  Register  here

A lecture on the history of economic relations between Peru and the United Kingdom given by Dr Rory Miller, based on his book “British companies, economy and politics in Peru, 1850 – 1934” and on further research about the topic.

WHEN: Wednesday 27th February - 18.00

WHERE: 14/15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS (Council Room)

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       Lecture:  ‘Optical Melancholy:  Fin-de-Siècle  Decadence and 20th-Century’s Mechanics of Vision in the Poetry, Painting and Photography of José María Eguren’   The 29th Kate Elder Lecture will take place on Tuesday 27th November at 6:00 p.m at Queen Mary University of London.  Guest speaker: Luis Rebaza-Soraluz (Reader in Latin American Visual Arts, KCL)  The lecture will be followed by a wine reception in Laws Foyer (7:00-8:00 p.m.).  All welcome but please register as soon as possible at  Eventbrite .

Lecture: ‘Optical Melancholy: Fin-de-Siècle Decadence and 20th-Century’s Mechanics of Vision in the Poetry, Painting and Photography of José María Eguren’ by Luis Rebaza-Soraluz (Reader in Latin American Visual Arts, KCL)

WHEN: Tuesday 27th November 2018 at 18.00

WHERE: Laws 2.10, Queen Mary University of London

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         MERIAN CONCERT IN LONDON   With a virtuoso vocal that flows between the Andean, Creole and Latin American folk traditions, Peruvian transfeminist singer Merian (them/they) gives an exciting and inclusive new face to Latin root music.  Born into a family rooted in Lima and Ayacucho, a region in the Peruvian Sierra filled with traditional music, they grew up singing, playing and listening to Andino rhythms, Creole music and Latin American folk songs.   Their 2016 debut album Raíz/Es – recorded live in the rehearsal room of the Symphonic Orchestra of the National Grand Theatre in Lima – compiles stunning Peruvian and Latin American folk songs in an acoustic format of guitar, double bass, Peruvian cajón and voice.  We are excited to present Merian’s first concert in London, an absolute treat for roots and world music fans, in a very intimate night at the Common House.   Doors Open: 19:00 Concert: 20:00  Tickets between 5 to 8 pound * If you have less £ it's OK no one will be turned away :)  Also if you can, please bring any food you will like to share with everybody as it'll be a cosy evening of beautiful Peruvian folklore music ♥    WHEN: Saturday 17th November 2018 at 8.00 pm  WHERE: Common House (5E Pundersons Gardens, London E2 9QG)

MERIAN IN LONDON

A virtuoso vocal that flows between the Andean, Creole and Latin American folk traditions, Merian gives an exciting and inclusive new face to Latin root music.

WHEN: Saturday 17th November 2018 at 8.00 pm

WHERE: Common House (5E Pundersons Gardens, London E2 9QG)