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Alejandra Ortiz de Zevallos

(Lima, Peru, 1995) Textile artist. She holds a BA in Sculpture from PUCP. In her teaching and weaving practices, Alejandra seeks to stimulate dialogues that arise from an ethic of care, both of oneself and the environment. She has worked with the Surco canal in Lima since 2019; she now teaches weaving workshops with reed harvested from its riverbanks, using an Andean technique she learned in Cusco, during a residency with Mater Iniciativa in 2019. She presented her first solo exhibition, Flujos como cuerpos como nudos, at SED - Dédalo in 2022; she also participated in the PaRC PINTA art fair and was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 12th BCRP National Painting Competition. In 2021, Alejandra participated in the group shows La posibilidad de lo común, at Galería del Paseo, and Simbiosis, at the Andamio residence. In 2020, she participated in KHIPU, and exhibition at the Museo de Arte de Lima. Currently, she is a member of the entre―ríos collective and is pursuing the Confluence MFA program at the University of New Mexico.