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First Friday Lecture + Holiday Party at MAWA

  • MAWA 611 Main Street Winnipeg Canada (map)

Lecture: Peru's Textile Tradition as Decolonial Practice by Francesca  Carella Arfinengo

Free, everyone welcome!

For thousands of years, weaving has played a central role in Peruvian society. Carella Arfinengo will present a brief survey of Peru’s textile tradition, from pre-Incan times to today. In this lecture, textiles will be discussed as cultural objects, framed by Andean Indigenous ways of knowing. Carella-Arfinengo will explore the impact of ongoing colonialism on Peruvian fibre traditions and present the work of contemporary designers and artists who use textiles as a means for decolonial practices. More info here.

Immediately following December’s First Friday lecture, MAWA will be hosting a holiday party. Come and enjoy the food and festivities. Everyone is welcome! Bring a friend and help the MAWA community grow.