Tag: Community Outreach

Una Sorpresa Arqueológica en Nivín, Perú/An Archaeological Surprise in Nivín, Perú

For English Version, Click Here Una Sorpresa Arqueológica en Nivín, Perú por Robert Connolly La semana pasada, mi colega Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza y yo visitamos Nivín Arqueología, a unos 25km de Casma, en la costa norcentral de Perú. No estábamos seguros de qué esperar. Nosotros estuvimos en comunicación mediante las páginas de Facebook de Nivín…

Publication of a Co-created Oral History For Hualcayán, Peru

Salta a Español: Publicación de Creación en Colaboración sobre la Historia Oral de Hualcayán, Perú Publication of a Co-Created Oral History for Hualcayán, Peru by Robert Connolly We are almost there!  On July 28, Independence Day in Peru, we will deliver the first copies of the La Historia de Hualcayán: Contada Por Sus Pobladores (The History…

Implementing Co-Creative Projects in Hualcayán, Peru

Salta a Español: Implementación de Proyectos en Co-creativas en Hualcayán, Perú Implementing Co-Creative Projects in Hualcayán, Peru by Robert Connolly This past January, Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza and I traveled to Hualcayán, Peru to deliver several of the products co-created with students from the Museum Practices graduate seminar at the University of Memphis. Below is a…

The Women of Hualcayán – Women Workers and Artisans

Salta a Español: Las Mujeres de Hualcayán, Mujeres trabajadoras, Mujeres Tenjedoras The Women of Hualcayán, Women Workers and Artisans by Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza On July 15th, 2014, two women in Hualcayán, Peru, Aquila and Consuelo, began work on different fabric designs and embroidery. They started making brightly colored handbags in various sizes. Nobody had to…

Steps Forward in Hualcayán Education

Salta a Español: ños educados son niños con sueños Educated children are children with dreams by Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza A few weeks ago, UNICEF presented the documentary “La escuela del silencio” (The school of silence) showing the various obstacles faced by children and adolescents attending primary and secondary schools in rural and marginal urban areas…