Woven in Time: Images by Ashli Akins
Lobby Gallery, Liu Institute for Global Issues
Until May 10, 2016
On March 31, 2016 Liu Scholar Ashli Akins, and Quechua youth, Lisbeth Chavez Monge and Adrian Jimenez Suma discuss current changes faced by Quechua highland communities due to unsustainable tourism and development in the region, as as well as local community responses to globalization.
100% of the proceeds from Fair-trade handwoven Andean textiles go to Mosqoy, a charitable organization that fosters educational and cultural rights in the Peruvian Andes.
Sponsored by the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program, and the Liu Institute for Global Issues.
For more info on this exhibit, contact Ashli at email@example.com.