BABE-2 Interview with Killa (pseudonym choosen by the interviewee)

Document date: 18 September 2014

Identity Statement

Reference Code
Extent and Medium

1 drawing; 1 historical timeline; 1 genealogy; 7 photographs; 1 textual record.

Reference Archivists

Hernández Nova, Leslie Nancy; Musa, Samir

Content and Structure


Location of the interview: Italy - Turin - Luigi Einudi Foundation, Turin
Provenance of the intervieew: Peru - Lima
Name of the interviewer: Hernández Nova, Leslie Nancy

Killa was born in Lima in 1986 and reunited with her mother when the latter arrived in Turin in 2003 when Killa was 17. She holds a degree in tourism sciences from the Università degli Studi di Torino and was president of the cultural association EsPerTo (Estudiantes peruanos de Turín). In 2015 she moved to Barcelona in order to pursue a Master's degree in sociology. The production of the witness correspondes as following: 1 drawing map of Peru; 1 historical timeline of Peru; 1 genealogy report recording the family's immigration experiences; 2 photographs of Machu Picchu; 1 individual photography project (5 photographs); 1 poem dedicated to an archeological site at Machu Picchu; the video and audio recordings of the inteview.

Conditions of Access and Use


Italian, Spanish

Allied Materials

Associated Material



Archivist Notes

See other individual and collective interviews carried out in Turin (BABE-01 and BABE -02), the individual's interview and participation in the manifestation "Ni una más" in Barcelone (BABE-03), the interview with her mother Ana Cecilia Ponce and grand-mother during the 2015 Peruvian political elections (BABE-006). Parts of the September 18 2014 interview were cited in the volume of European Sites of Memory entitled "external borders of Europe" which is currently being revised and can be found in the paper "La trasmissione delle cosmovisioni nelle migrazioni peruviane attraverso l’Europa: tra arte e tradizione" ( Excerpts from the interviews with Killa (BABE-001, BABE-002, BABE-003) have been used in a BABE docuemntary entitled "Non posso dire di essere peruviana, ma un miscuglio" (Italy, 32', 2017, Giulia Cinisselli and Leslie Hernández Nova ( The witness has changed her mind about pseudonym from an interview and the other (please see clearence of november 2016). It should also be noted that Killa transcribed the interview with Antony (BABE-013).The audio recording is not complete. The name Killa, which means moon, was choosen by the interviewee for privacy.

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