Gallery Talk: Giancarlo Huapaya

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
University of Arizona Poetry Center

More a gallery performance, Giancarlo will be doing a 15-minute multimedia performance in Spanish titled “Es inútil negar las lesiones” (“It’s Useless to Deny the Lesions”). After, there will be time to meet him and ask questions about his exhibit, BirúPirúPerú.

Giancarlo Huapaya (Lima, Peru) is author of the books Estado y Contemplación/ Canción de Canción se GanaPolisexual and Taller Sub Verso, and the editor of the anthology Pulenta Pool: Peruvian Poets in the United States (Hostos Review, 2017). As a curator of visual poetry, he has presented exhibitions in Mexico City and in San Francisco. Previously, he was the advisor of the editorial and music industry policies of Cultural Industries in Lima, and he was the director of the Lima Poetry Festival during its first three years. He also is Founder and Editor of Cardboard House Press, a nonprofit publishing house for Latin American and Spanish literature in translation.

Image credit: Cristián Medina