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Silvana Pestana

Lives and works in Lima, Peru

Overview

Pestana’s research centralizes around humans who live in deprived areas. Her objective is to highlight the devastating environments in which people suffer due to the vulnerability of both state and social passivity. She relies on the worldview and mythology engrained in each community who share their unique story, and in turn helps emphasise human wealth above material. For Pestana, the greatest irony of globalization is perhaps the fact that it has served to increase the gaps that separate us....Read more