Hay Festival Arequipa 2022 – Memoir

Welcome to the Hay Festival Arequipa 2022 programme. After two digital editions, this year we're back in person, with multiple events in different venues around the city.

Hay Forum Moquegua will also take place in person. You can fin the Forum programme here.

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Event 43

Gerardo Chávez and Gerardo Amador Chávez-Maza in conversation with Miguel Cordero

Great artists

Casa Tristán del Pozo
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Gerardo Chávez (Peru), one of the region’s most distinguished visual artists, presents his book of memoire, Antes del olvido, in conversation with Arequipa visual artist and editor Miguel Cordero. Retracing his footsteps from his childhood to his rise to recognition, the reader will learn about his youth in Paiján and Trujillo, his artistic education and the influences that he received, as well as his time in Paris, his friendship with famous names from the world of art, such as Roberto Matta and Wifredo Lam, and his personal triumphs and tribulations. A testimony to the life of a man, and an intimate look at his vocation for and devotion to art. Gerardo Amador Chávez-Maza, the son of the artist and curator, will be part of this conversation.

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Event 63

Susana Baca in conversation with Jeremías Gamboa

Teatro Fénix - Escenario Gales / Llwyfan Cymru
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Singer-songwriter, dancer, researcher, teacher and key figure in Afro-Peruvian music, Susana Baca is one of Peru’s most loved and admired artists. She has been the country’s Minister of Culture, Chair of the OAS’ Inter-American Committee on Culture, and three-time winner of the Latin Grammy award. Over the course of her career she has made 15 albums. This year she presents her memoire, Yo vengo a ofrecer mi corazón. In conversation with Jeremías Gamboa.

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Event 65

Gonzalo Celorio in conversation with Teresa Ruiz Rosas

Mentideros de la memoria

UNSA (Sala Mariano Melgar)
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The acclaimed writer, publisher and literary critic Gonzalo Celorio (Mexico) will present his most recent work, Mentideros de la memoria (2022), which is a compilation of anecdotes about meetings with some of the greats of Latin American literature, including Arreola, Cortázar, Rulfo, Fuentes, Monterroso and García Márquez, whom he had the privilege to meet. Making use of fiction, essay and memoire, Celorio gives us a mixture of humour, homage and literary criticism, revealing his profound passion for literature. In conversation with Teresa Ruiz Rosas.

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