English / Deutsch

8.10.2020 | Gropius Bau

Threads Through the Backbone of Latin America

Focus tour

Are museums a collection of dead pieces? Who decides that a poncho should be exhibited or that the Andes are just a pile of dirt and stones? Western hegemonies grant Indigenous creations a holy aura, but only when they are inside the white cube. A tour about mountain textiles, pulling forces, and the crack within the definition of identity.

Mediator: Alexia Manzano is a visual artist and art mediator. She is part of the 11th Berlin Biennales team of mediators.