Research – 2023-2025

Unfinished things …

We explore half-made textile pieces in everyday contexts, asking what these practices are saying about the experience of time and loss in contemporary capitalism.

Research – 2022-2025

Textile activism during pandemic times

In this research we ask ourselves about the forms of social mobilisation of a textile nature that took place during the 2020-2022 period in Colombia.

April 20th, 2023

How to Stitch Ethnography (Spanish)

Participation in the seminar: "Ethnographic invention: the art of asking relevant questions" in conversation with Ana Mazzino and Sebastián Carenzo (Universidad Nacional de Quilmes).

August to December 2022

Textile Conversations – season two (Spanish)

Encounters with Latin American embroiderers and activists who share with me their pedagogical and political work through textile making.

October 26th, 2022

An Emborideried Textil Cartography (Spanish)

Participation in the seminar-workshop "Corporal practices to transform territories from intersectionality", Santiago, Chile.

July 6th, 2022

Textile Gestures

Presentation of the book "Textile Gestures. A material approach to ethnographies, bodies and times" (2021), at the Museum of Costume in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Forged tiles, poisoned river and embroidered handkerchiefs: Craft stories for thinking carefully about the continuity of violence

Tania Pérez-Bustos, Isabel Gonzáles Arango, Natalia Quiceno Toro (2022). Baldosas forjadas, río envenenado y pañuelos bordados: Relatos de artesanías para pensar con cuidado la continuidad de la violencia. En Vessuri, H. (ed) “Conocimientos, sociedades y tecnologías en América Latina. Viejos modelos y desencantos, nuevos horizontes y desafíos”, (pp. 193-202) Bogotá: Fondo de Cultura Económica.

Material encounters between ethnography and design: The case of La Encomienda and its stories of encountering, caring and listening

Pérez-Bustos, T., Cochontá-Piraquive, A. y Suchman, L. (2022). Encuentros materiales entre etnografía y diseño: el caso de La Encomienda y sus historias de encuentro, cuidado y escucha. Revista 180, (49), 107-116.