BABE-21 Interview with Nelly Miriam Ramírez BallónDocument date: 26 July 2013
2 drawings; 15 photographs.
Hernández Nova, Leslie Nancy; Musa, Samir
Content and Structure
Location of the interview: Italy - Turin - The interviewee's house
Provenance of the intervieew: Peru - Ica
Name of the interviewer: Hernández Nova, Leslie Nancy
Nelly Miriam Ramírez Ballón, emigrated to Turin where she completed her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts. She made use of her Spanish paternal great-grandmother's art in order to narrate her experience of migration to Italy, including an engraving from the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. The production of the witness correspondes as following: 1 drawing depicting her place of origin on an A4 sheet; 1 drawing of traditional costumes on an A4 sheet; 15 photosgraphs of the artist's work.
Conditions of Access and Use
The artist donated reproductions of many of her plastic works. The interview itself exists only as a digital audio recording as the video file is missing. See the documentary entitled "I can't say I'm Peruvian, but a mixture" (Italy, 32 ', 2016, Giulia Cinisselli and Leslie Hernández Nova, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9Nc2dK7ljg).