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What will you do?
Do you want to know the history of Cusquenian art? What is syncretism and how did the fusion of Andean and Western culture happen? We will tell you the story. We will give them a Pucara bull, and we will teach them the famous technique of the colonial Cusquenian gilding, where we will use bronze, copper and aluminum sheets, and we will also work with different materials and traditional and contemporary techniques. While we have a cup of coffee or tea, we will talk about the importance of the Pucara bulls in the local popular culture. At the end of the workshop you will take home the pieces you created. We will also tell you about how Totemiq, our Peruvian art collective, helps empower local women, creating job opportunities and supporting the preservation of living culture in Peru.
Monday - Saturday
10:00am - 12:00n
3:00pm - 5:00pm
How to get there
Florencia y Fortunata Café, Av. Jose Gabriel Cosio 401. Magisterio.
Go down Avenida de la Cultura and enter towards Av. Jose Gabriel Cosio at the Magisterio stop. Go up 3 blocks to Parque del Trébol. Cafeteria Florencia y Fortunata shares premises with Mi Feria, and is located in front of Parque del Trébol.
What is included in the price
A Ceramic Pucara Bull
Artistic materials (sheets of bronze, copper, aluminum, acrylic paint, high-quality prints of Totemiq digital works and work tools)
A coffee cocktail.
1 bag of 250gr of ground or bean coffee from the producer Consuel Rubio or Sonia Solorzano
Does not include:
Language in which the experience is offered
Things to consider
It is recommended to leave the center of Cusco 25-30 minutes in advance to arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled time for the experience.
Learn about host Totemiq / Berenice
I am a visual artist and cultural manager. In 2016 I founded the creative laboratory of Cusquenian artists Totemiq and the project Totemiq Experiences, dedicated to create Peruvian pieces of contemporary art and design. My proposal is linked to concepts of syncretism or miscegenation, and enhancement of popular art and traditional techniques of artistic production in Cusco. I also offer tourist experiences aligned with local art, uniting tradition, contemporaneity and living culture.
48 hours before the scheduled time