Arequipa 2020

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The schedules shown for each event are in GMT-5 (Lima, Bogotá, Panamá…). Once the live streaming is over, the recordings will be available until 16 November at 12:00 am for free on this website, below each event description. Afterwards, they will be added to Hay Player, our online archive containing audio and video of the events from all Hay Festivals across the world.

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Event 35

Javier Gomá in conversation with Pablo Quintanilla

Dignity

Venue: Escenario Digital Hay Arequipa
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A Philosophy and a Law graduate, with a doctorate in Philosophy, Javier Gomá (Spain) is the Director of the Juan March Foundation, a member of the US State Department’s International Visitors Program and a member of the Council of State. He won the 2004 National Essay Prize and Foreign Policy magazine included him on its list of the 50 most influential Ibero-American intellectuals twice (2012 and 2014). His most recent book, Dignidad (2020), covers a matter that has been behind some of the big debates of the 20th and early 21st century: human dignity. Gomá will talk to the Peruvian philosopher Pablo Quintanilla.
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Event 36

Leila Guerriero in conversation with Sabina Urraca, moderated by Jorge Turpo

Hay Dialogues with Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos

Venue: Escenario Digital Hay Arequipa
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Hay Dialogues with Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos aims to boost understanding and exchange among writers of different generations and nationalities, united by a single language and a literary tradition enriched by authors of different origins on both sides of the Atlantic. The project consists of bringing together an established writer and a new writer on the other shore in a conversation that builds bridges among different generations and countries. In this case, the established journalist and writer Leila Guerriero (Argentina) will talk to Sabina Urraca (Spain), who presents her literary debut: Las niñas prodigio (2017). A dialogue that celebrates the Spanish-language literary tradition. Moderated by Jorge Turpo.
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Event 37

Hanif Kureishi in conversation with Dante Trujillo

Venue: Escenario Digital Hay Arequipa
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The novelist, screenwriter and film director Hanif Kureishi is the author of eight novels, three collections of short stories and over a dozen film and theatre scripts, as well as numerous essays. In 1986 he was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay of My Beautiful Laundrette. He also won the Whitbread Award for his first novel, The Buddha of Suburbia (1990), and the PEN/Pinter Prize in 2010. In 2008 he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire and that same year was selected by The Times as one of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945. His most recent novel, The Nothing (2017), tells the story of a love triangle involving an elderly, disabled film director, his wife, and a film critic who spies on the couple and who becomes the wife’s lover. A novel about human passions and the emotions that arise among physical infirmity, love and indifference. Kureishi talks to Dante Trujillo.

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Event 38

Eva Valero and José Carlos Yrigoyen in conversation with Raúl Tola, followed by a conversation between Mario Vargas Llosa and Raúl Tola about Medio siglo con Borges

Talking about Borges

Venue: Escenario Digital Hay Arequipa
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A conversation about one of the greats of Spanish-language literature, Jorge Luis Borges, between Eva Valero, a Doctor of Spanish Philology at the University of Alicante and Director of the Mario Benedetti Centre for Ibero-American Studies at the same university, and José Carlos Yrigoyen, a writer, journalist and literary critic at El Comercio newspaper, chaired by Raúl Tola. After the conversation, there will be a screening of the pre-recorded talk between Mario Vargas Llosa and Raúl Tola about the Nobel laureate’s most recent book, Medio siglo con Borges (2020), a compilation of interviews and stories about the great author’s life and work.

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Event 39

Performance by Fernando Montaño

The Dying Swan

Venue: Escenario Digital Hay Arequipa
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The Colombian dancer Fernando Montaño is a soloist with the Royal Ballet in London, the first Colombian to be a part of this company. He joined in 2006, became First Artist in 2010 and Soloist in 2014. In 2019 he received an honorary degree from the University of Bath. Montaño performs a dance along with readings from his autobiographical publication, Una buena ventura, about his humble origins and his incredible path to stardom. Confined to his Los Angeles studio, Montaño is working on a film adaptation of his book. This event is a contemporary version of The Dying Swan, given while in quarantine, that draws on marimba, classical ballet and Colombian folklore traditions.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Event 40

José Maza in conversation with Aldo Bartra

A cloak of stars

Venue: Escenario Digital Hay Arequipa
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José Maza (Chile) has a degree in Astronomy from the University of Chile and a doctorate in Astronomy from the University of Toronto. He won the National Science Prize in 1999. He has published six books of popular science, the most recent with the title Bajo el manto de Urania, a study of five thinkers who influenced one of the greatest figures in the history of science: Isaac Newton. Urania, the Greek muse of Astronomy, covers us with her cloak of stars in this fascinating work about our efforts to understand a little more about the universe. In conversation with Aldo Bartra.

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Event 41

Triciclo

Venue: Escenario Digital Hay Arequipa
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Triciclo is a documentary series produced by Monopelao Asociation, broadcasted through digital media, that explores and records the sounds of the musicians of Arequipa. From jazz, reggae, bub, to garage, punk and cumbia. In this miscellaneous edition of Triciclo, we present the most emblematic sceneries of the series, from the Arróspide house terrace to Bolívar’s bridge, to contrast different landscapes in the city with a variety of musical projects: Los Stomias (garage/surf), Bebop (jazz/fusion), Los Chutos (reggae/dub/ska), Los Chapillacs (psychedelic cumbia), Ayahuaska Ska (instrumental ska), Baião (synth-pop) and Jean Delville (Dj set), who invite us to get to know their melodies while promenading Arequipa.

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