Textile Talks: Al Margen de las Artes (On the Margins of the Arts)

Conversations with the Artists

Paola Carmago González presents the work of Colombian embroiderers: Flor Tapia, Gladys Acevedo, and Blanca Nubia Díaz. Paola focuses on the relationship between embroidery, memory-making, and demanding justice within the context of forced disappearances in Colombia.

Paola is an independent curator who has been working for the past five years in the area of symbolic reparation with victims of the armed conflict in Colombia. She worked as a researcher in the art curatorship of the National Museum of Colombia and was an advisor for the contents of the Museum of Memory of Colombia. She has been a university professor and professional proofreader. Paola holds a Ph.D. in Art history from the State University of Campinas in Brazil, a master's degree in Aesthetics and Art history, and is a historian.