In recent decades, dictatorships, armed conflicts and violence have left their mark on the majority of countries in South America, and processes of historical memory building carried out in Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Peru and Argentina are ongoing. Regardless of where and when they began in each country, these processes continue to produce grounds for disputes, antagonisms and tensions between different narratives and, uses and abuses of memory. more...
"The Future of Memory" seeks to promote the contamination between artistic disciplines, the disruption of barriers in the way of thinking, as well as the crossing and putting in tension of official speeches in South America. This space aims to become a meeting place to weave relations between the questions and concerns that currently pose the artists of the region around memory and oblivion. more...
Throughout the year, the activities of "The Future of Memory" will take place in seven Latin American cities. Check the schedule here...
'Counter-calendar', an initiative against oblivion
"In Experimenta/sur the unpredictable happens"
The Goethe-Institut and the future of memory in Latin America
Different ways of conjuring the past
Methods to not dissolve memory
Variedades (El Peruano)
Theater from memory
The Goethe Institute celebrates 50 years in Argentina with cultural encounters
“When violence ceases, the voices of resistance appear”
"If there are no trials, there is no memory": Argentine expert on enforced disappearance
Sexual violence through the eyes of five experts
A cardboard church to heal the wounds of the ancient Bronx
Remembering violence and dictatorship