Kukuli Velarde

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The Latinx Project is thrilled to announce the opening and reception for two spring 2024 exhibitions at 20 Cooper Square. 

The first-floor gallery will host “Re-Collections” curated by Caracas-born and Miami-based curator Daniel Arturo Almeida: the exhibition addresses cultural extraction, Eurocentric archaeology, and anthropology. Learn more about the exhibition in our interview with the curator. The fourth-floor gallery will host “Histories We Carry” by artist-in-residence Estelle Maisonett curated by Johanna […]


January 18 to April 7 Kukuli Velarde Philadelphia-based Peruvian artist Kukuli Velarde draws from indigenous Peruvian and European Catholic iconographies to engage with the lasting personal and cultural impacts of colonization. Her works simultaneously investigate faith, female identities, and womanhood. Opening January 18 2024


On View July 20 – October 15, 2023 | Main Gallery SECCA is proud to host CORPUS, an exhibition of ceramics and fabric works by Peruvian American artist Kukuli Velarde. An opening reception with the artist will be held Thursday, July 20 from 6–8pm, with remarks at 6:30pm. Admission is free […]

Virginia Groot Foundation

I am honored and grateful I got the Virginia Groot Foundation Grant, First Place.I want to thank Cackamansi Pachamama, the land I inhabit since the last 25 years; Philadelphia Mallki Leroy Johnson, ancestor; the Virginia Groot Foundation, the jurors; my husband Doug and my daughter Vida. And everyone who has […]

CORPUS at the University at Little Rock, Arkansas.

Spring 2023. A Voice of My Own” 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Building. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will welcome acclaimed Peruvian American artist Kukuli Velarde as the next Windgate Distinguished Lecture Series featured artist for the Spring […]

CORPUS at the Halsey Institute and Catalogue of the touring exhibition

https://secure.touchnet.com/C20590_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1069 The Halsey Institute has produced an exhibition catalogue to accompany Kukuli Velarde: CORPUS which will debut Peruvian American artist Kukuli Velarde’s CORPUS project in its entirety for the first time. CORPUS is comprised of ceramic and fabric works that encourage reflection on the meaning of survival in the face of colonialism. Fifteen ceramic sculptures, each […]

Kukuli Velarde
In Search of a Connection: Which Aesthetics Belong to Me?

6:30 PM ESTWednesday, April 20, 2022 link: https://moadmdc.org/programs-events/kukuli-velarde-in-search-of-a-connection Peruvian artist Kukuli Velarde joins Kislak Center Curator Carol Damian to focus on three bodies of work by the artist—Corpus, Plunder Me Baby, and Isichapuitu—and to explore how her work engages the complexities of identity and cultural appropriation in the face of enduring colonization, […]