Visual Cultures of Insurgency in the Colonial Andes, 1750-1800

"In Search of an Inca: Methods for Art Historical Research in the Colonial Andes"

Dr. Ananda Cohen-Aponte, Department of History of Art, Cornell University

“Visual Cultures of Insurgency in the Colonial Andes, 1750‑1800”

Focusing on the production and destruction of images within the context of the 18th-century Andean anti-colonial rebellions of southern Peru and Bolivia, this presentation explores the visual and aesthetic aspects of the armed Incan movements against the Spanish.

Sponsored by: UCI Illuminations, Humanities Core, Group for the Study of Early Cultures, Latin American Studies, History Department

 

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