This inaugural event launches La Otra Ribera. Photography, Nation and Mestizaje in the early 20th century Arequipa, Perua, a virtual exhibition curated by curated by Christine Mladic Janney, Juan Carlos Belon, and Ros Postigo of CIEFO, featuring images from the photographic archive of Manuel Jesús Glave and Víctor Alcázar. This event will open with a brief presentation of the exhibition on its virtual platform followed by a discussion about the historical context and state of conservation of the photographic archive, as well as the role of photography in the construction of Arequipa’s regional imaginary during the first half of the 20th century. Panelists will include Juan Carlos Belón, Christine Mladic Janney, Ros Postigo, Thomas Love and Eusebio Quiroz Paz Soldán; Fiorella Quintanilla and Pamela Cabala will moderate the conversation.
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Co-organized by the Center for Research and Studies for Photography (CIEFO) and the Universidad Católica San Pablo, the Bicentennial Commission of the Universidad Católica San Pablo, the Center for the Arts of the Universidad Católica San Pablo, and the Centro de Estudios Peruvians from the San Pablo Catholic University of Arequipa, Peru. Sponsored by DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) and the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies at DePaul University, and supported by the Department of Modern Languages at DePaul University.