Meeting and exhibition of weavings of the indigenous women's organisation Thañí/Viene del monte in the La Puntana Community (Salta, Argentina) at the opening of the LAWUKÉ Cultural Centre. This meeting was part of the process of exchanges and intercultural work with artists, teachers, cultural managers and representatives of different communities and institutions. Photo by Fernanda Villagra Serra (2022). Courtesy Andrei Fernandez.

Date:  Tuesday, 14 March 2023
Time:  Talk start time: 18:45
Doors open from: 18:30
Location:  Delfina Foundation
Tickets:  Free. Book.
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Join a talk and discussion with our curator-in-residence Andrei Fernandez and Humboldt Forum’s Michael Dieminger around ecologies of knowledge and textile production as a form of resistance.

On the occasion on her residency at Delfina Foundation, Andrei Fernandez (Argentina) comes together with Michael Dieminger (Germany) in an open discussion around their shared approaches and interests.

Andrei and Micheal are curators who both engage in collaboration, working with different professionals, thinkers, artists and communities. They also share an interest in highlighting ecologies of knowledge and establishing a space for collective processing and learning towards emancipatory transformation.

Joining their own trajectories, they are currently developing a new project together, Textiles as Seeds/Textiles como semillas. This project proposes meetings in different places for the purpose of exchanging knowledge related to the practices of handmade textile production between artisans and artists from Argentina, Bolivia and Germany, who make textile works as actions of resistance, collective work and defence of their memories and territories.

Join us Delfina Foundation to hear more about their work, this project and to engage with them on questions around it, to think “in a plural way”.


Andrei Fernandez (Argentina) within her curatorial practice works on projects that arise from listening to collective memories, disputes over identity, self-perception and territorial issues. The attempt to achieve new voices and relationships in contemporary art from the north of Argentina is the main priority of her work, making links between craft techniques and testimonies of community resistance, to the expansion of extractivist production projects and colonising practices that appropriate and destroy different forms of life.

Andrei is a current resident at Delfina Foundation, in partnership with Anglo-Argentine Society, and with support from Embassy of Argentina.

Michael Dieminger is scientific advisor and curator at the Humboldt Forum Berlin. He has an MA in Visual Anthropology – Ethnographic Documentation and Sensory Media from the University of Manchester. Michael has taught at the Latin American Institute of the Freie Univeristät Berlin. His work focuses on the intersection of curatorial practice and artistic research and has been exhibited at international museums and festivals such as the Whitworth Gallery in Manchester, the GRASSI Museum in Leipzig and DocsDF in Mexico City. He coordinates the 99 Questions program at the Humboldt Forum, which combines different formats of dialogues, podcasts, workshop encounters and residencies, and raises questions about past and future museum practices while reflecting on the historical and contemporary impact of colonialism.

With curator-in-residence Andrei Fernandez

Andrei’s residency is made possible through the partnership of the Anglo-Argentine Society and with support from the Embassy of Argentina.