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Claudia Alarcón

(Santa Victoria Este, Argentina, 1989) Artist and artisan of the Wichí people. She lives in a rural community in the northeast of the province of Salta. She is one of the founders of the women's organization Thañí/Viene del monte, with whom she has participated in national fairs and exhibitions in Germany, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, and Portugal. She was part of the exhibition La escucha y los vientos (Museo de Bellas Artes de Salta, 2021; Fundación Migliorisi in Asunción, 2021, framed in the third edition of BIENALSUR; Casa del Bicentenario in Buenos Aires, 2022). She worked in collaboration with artist Olaf Holzapfel and curator Andrei Fernández on the project Los colores del monte, funded by the Goethe Institut, whose first exhibition was held at Kunst Kunz gallery (Munich). In 2022, she received the first prize in the category Textile Art at the Salón de Artes Visuales of the Argentinean Ministry of Culture. Since 2023, she is one of the coordinators of the Grupo Silät. She currently teaches spinning and weaving at the Escuela de Artes y Oficios of the Municipality of Salta.