Photo: Rafael Yaluff. Cecilia Vicuña, Quipu Mapocho, Llolleo, Chile, 2017

Khipu, Body, Line: A Writing in Space


Museum Lecture Hall

Artist Cecilia Vicuña, a seminal figure in Latin American art and poetry, discusses her poetic and artistic exploration of indigenous forms of knowledge. Her presentation addresses a materiality beyond the tangible object and gold as an embodiment of dialogue, connectivity, and responsiveness. This talk is the keynote address of the symposium Encounters, Utopias, and Experimentation: From Pre-Columbian Tenochtitlan to Contemporary Buenos Aires at the Getty Center, November 3–5, 2017.

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