AMAZÓNICA Immersion and research residence

Opportunity Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 21:15

AMAZÓNICA is located on the banks of the Nanay River in the community of San Pablo de Cuyana in Iquitos, Loreto - Peru. The Community of Cuyana has its origin in the migration of the Quechua Andean ethnic group to the Peruvian jungle.

 

RESEARCH AXES:

> Contemporary art as an affective and community tool in rural towns.
> Cultural scene and autonomous efforts in the Peruvian Amazon.
> History of migration within the Peruvian Amazon (Loreto, Peru).
> Amazonian - Andean culture (Worldview, crafts, rituals, others).

ACTIVITIES:

> Induction to the social, historical and cultural context of the community.
> Presentation of residents' portfolios.
> Weekly meetings and debate.
> Traditional technique workshop.
> Group visits to cultural spaces with local managers in Iquitos (Peru).
> Public presentation of research advances.
> Online publication of research results.

INCLUDES:

> 21 days / 20 nights accommodation in shared dormitories in a traditional Amazonian house.
> IQT airport transfer to the residence, at scheduled times.
> Traditional welcome meal.
> Traditional breakfast for 20 days.
> Work plan and activities organization.
> Amazon connection sessions.
> Meeting with local agents.
> Online publication.