March 2, 2018

We are pleased to share the article “Memories of the Human Forest. Abyssal Histories of Colonial Violence During the Rubber Boom” by Wilton Martínez, just published in the first issue of the Revista Académica +MEMORIA(S...

November 2, 2017

This last October 12th opened in Lima Savia, a theater play by Luis Alberto Leon directed by Chela De Ferrari of Teatro La Plaza. The story centers on Don Jesus, a character based on Julio Cesar Arana, "king of rub...

July 5, 2017

Below are some of the press releases on the educational documentary "Stories of the Rubber Boom in the Peruvian Amazon" and the art and history exhibit titled "Memories of the Human Forest: Revelations of the Human Forest,"...

April 6, 2017

Last Wednesday, March 29, we inaugurated the temporary exhibit MEMORIAS DEL CAUCHO  / REVELACIONES DEL BOSQUE HUMANO at the Place of Memory, Tolerance and Social Inclusion (LUM). The opening ceremony featured Alfre...

March 4, 2017

This last week we had the honor of sharing ideas with colleagues and friends at Bucknell University on the role of images in contemporary culture and how they correspond with historical tropes of discourse and current trends...

December 22, 2016

Following a rich collaborative process, today we launched the new website of Brus Rubio Churay, one of the foremost Peruvian Amazonian artists. The website houses a virtual gallery of Brus’ impressive pictorial work created...

December 2, 2016

Last Thursday, December 1, we released “Stories of the Amazonian Rubber Boom” an educational documentary that tackles a key chapter of Peruvian history that has been ignored by official history and is largely unknown to the...

October 16, 2016

Last Friday, October 14, we attended the screening and forum of “Transnational Fiesta: Twenty Years Later” at the Symposium on Indigenous Languages and Cultures of Latin America (ILCLA). The event was co-organized with the 3...

November 16, 2015

In the context of the V Cinesuyu Festival in Cusco, Peru, we participated in the roundtable “Film: Visual memory of Peru” held on Friday 13. That same night, we screened “Transnational Fiesta: Twenty Years Later” and partici...

April 11, 2015

Last Thursday, April 9, we hosted the national premiere of "Transnational Fiesta: Twenty Years Later.” It took place in Arequipa city, in the auditorium of the Centro Cultural Peruano Norteamericano. After receiving awards a...

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