Paz Guevara is a curator, researcher and author, born in Santiago, Chile. Currently she works at Haus der Kulturen der Welt – HKW in Berlin, Germany, where she collaborates in the long-term project Kanon-Fragen that questions the dominant cultural narratives and for which she curated Afro-Sonic Mapping: Tracing Aural Histories via Sonic Transmigrations (2019) by artist and musician Satch Hoyt and co-curated Parapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War (2017-18). In 2011 and 2013, she co-curated the Latin American Pavilion at the 54th and 55th Venice Biennale. Guevara has conducted several conversations with cultural practitioners; most recently, she has published conversations with Elicura Chihuailaf (NIRIN NGAAY, Biennale of Sydney, 2020) and Marcela Moraga (Villa Romana, Florence, 2020). She lectures on Exhibitions Histories at the MA Raumstrategien at the Weißensee Kunsthochschule in Berlin.
Satch Hoyt is a visual artist and musician currently living in Berlin. His practice is related to the transnational African diaspora, and it is centered in the cultural and political role of sonicity. During 2017-2019, he developed the research project Afro-Sonic Mapping. Tracing Aural Histories via Sonic Transmigrations at HKW in Berlin.
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