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Exposición fotográfica sobre la cultura Mapuche en el ICTA-UAB

Date: 2017-09-15

El Instituto de Ciència y Tecnologia Ambientales de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) acoge la exposición fotográfica “Mapuche, una cultura en resistencia” que tiene como objetivo visibilizar la lucha de esta cultura indígena presente en Chile y Argentina por reivindicar sus derechos y tradiciones frente a los poderes gubernamentales y económicos. 

La muestra, que se inaugura oficialmente el próximo miércoles día 20 de septiembre a las 17 horas, puede visitarse en el vestíbulo del ICTA-UAB hasta el día 5 de octubre. Organizada por el colectivo Trawun, pretende profundizar en la realidad de la cultura Mapuche y su lucha histórica por preservar su cultura a través de una serie de veinte fotografías de autores destacados como Cristián González, Claudio Rojas, Fernando Lavoz y Felipe Durán. Durante la inauguración habrá una exhibición de danzas y música mapuche.

La reciente desaparición de Santiago Maldonado durante una movilización Mapuche para la recuperación de territorio ocupado en la actualidad por un grupo empresarial textil en la provincia de Chubut (Argentina), hace más necesario que nunca conocer su resistencia cultural y territorial cotidiana en el Sur de Chile y Argentina.

La exposición fotográfica está compuesta de dos temáticas. La primera enfocada a la denuncia pública sobre la vulneración de los derechos humanos que están sufriendo el pueblo Mapuche en Chile. La segunda, recoge aspectos culturales de este pueblo a través de registros de actividades cotidianas, tales como juegos, ceremonias y manifestaciones artísticas. La exposición permite  conocer un poco más la forma de vida de los Mapuche, proporcionando las condiciones para una reflexión  en torno a los impactos y las estrategias de supervivencia territorial y cultural a los que se exponen pueblos y comunidades indígenas y campesinas en los conflictos ambientales a nivel global.

 

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