Ejercitando la Mirada Ch’ixi. Cuatro Semanas en La Paz, Bolivia.

Posted by Guillermo Severiche – MFA Student at Creative Writing in Spanish at NYU La función más efectiva del colonialismo, según Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui, ha sido la de hacer que las palabras no designen, sino encubran. Los discursos públicos se han convertido, dice también, en formas de no-decir ya naturalizados; y esto luego estalla enContinue reading “Ejercitando la Mirada Ch’ixi. Cuatro Semanas en La Paz, Bolivia.”

Visual Evidence, Historical Memory, & the Production of Knowledge in Post-Franco Spain

The application of forensic science to the study of political violence in contemporary Spain has become an integral part of national and local attempts to recuperate and re-narrate an aspect of the country’s history that has often been ignored or simply forgotten: the political violence and forced disappearance of persons both during the Spanish CivilContinue reading “Visual Evidence, Historical Memory, & the Production of Knowledge in Post-Franco Spain”