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Exhibition – Decolonising witchcraft: Portraits of traditional healers in Bolivia

Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck, University of London, 3-25 March 2017 This exhibition portrays the women whose livelihoods involve the traditional rituals, artefacts and medicines that play a central role in culture and health in Bolivia. The indigenous wisdom involved in this work has been sidelined, either as ‘witchcraft’ under colonial powers or as merely ‘folklore’ by... Continue Reading →

Fashion in Bolivia’s cultural economy.

Special Issue of International Journal of Cultural Studies: De-Westernising creative labour studies: the informality of creative work from an ex-centric vantage - edited by Ana Alacovska, Ros Gill and Andy Pratt In 2016, New York fashion week featured, for the first time, a designer from Bolivia. Eliana Paco Paredes produces avant garde, and high quality,... Continue Reading →

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