Tag: La Paz

In Bolivia they are made of mud
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In Bolivia they are made of mud

Tomás Quispe was a carpenter in Concepción of Belém (Conception of Bethlehem), a village of mud and straw lost in the monotonous flatness of the Bolivian Altiplano, but in the absence of wood and work he is now the potter of the village where clay is still the essence, materially […]

Textiles, techniques and power in the Andes
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Textiles, techniques and power in the Andes

From Thursday 15th to Saturday 17th March a series of talks will take place which will cover everything that can characterize a particular textile. These talks have their roots in the AHRC funded project “Weaving Communities of Practice. Textiles, Culture and Identity in the Andes” with its headquarters at CILAVS […]

Conflict in Tipnis
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Conflict in Tipnis

In recent months, the construction of this highway has transformed the ‘Isiboro Sécure Indigenous Territory and National Park’ (Tipnis) into an area of contention, sparking disagreement between the inhabitants of the region. Héctor Miranda One group, those who arrived in La Paz last October, after a 65 day march, campaigned […]