Pictures of Peru: Viewing Peruvian Photographers

If you think of photography and Peru, you probably think of Mario Testino. In fact, I will quite openly admit that up until recently, he was the only Peruvian photographer I had ever heard of, and that’s only really because of his fashion work. But photography in Peru has a much larger history than the last twenty years or so, and some great Peruvian photographers have produced works focusing on the people of their native Peru across the decades. Read more..

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Back to School: Universidad Catolica del Peru

During my stay in Lima I have been lucky enough to receive an invite to attend some Art History classes from the Peruvian Catholic University (PUCP- Universidad Catolica del Peru). The university is considered a leader in arts and humanities here in Peru, and the arts department produces world class masters and doctoral graduates. As I am variously in contact with the University anyway due to my anthropological investigations, I was chuffed when they kindly offered for me to attend some seminars of my choice as an alumna libre. Read more..

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