Creating a Living in Latin America: Tertulias – ”Ruwaspa kawsayniykupaq. Tinkunakukuna”

Athanasios VenitsanopoulosEvents, IAF, News

The International Authors Forum (IAF) and the Argentine Association of Translators and Interpreters (AATI) is delighted to invite you to the first of our series of Tertulias: A celebration of the indigenous languages of Argentina through authors and translators.

During the Tertulia you will hear stories, songs and music in Quechua, an indigenous language of Argentina, from Vitu Barraza and Sonia Alcocer, learn about the work being done by Gabriel Torem and AATI to support speakers and artists using and working in the indigenous languages of Argentina, understand the wider work of AATI, and how it protects and promotes the rights and working conditions of translators in Argentina.

The event will be held online via Zoom on 22nd April at 19:00 – 20:30 GMT (14:00 – 15:30 ART)

Please follow the link to join the event:

Timetable of events:

  • Introduction – Adam Feinstein, Writer & Translator
  • María Fernanda Mendoza, IAF consultant for Latin America, in conversation with Gabriel Torem, Member of AATI, Linguist and Translator, specialising in the indigenous languages of Argentina
  • Speech & Song – Vitu Barraza, Argentine Musician, Singer & Writer working in the Quichua language
  • Rights of the author and translator – Estela Consigli, AATI Vice President & Translator
  • Speech & Poetry – Sonia Alcocer, Cochabamban poet & musician working in the Quechua language
  • Q&A – Chair, Adam Feinstein
  • Music – Vitu Barraza & Sonia Alcocer

The discussion will be in Spanish with a simultaneous translation in English.

Please see the invitation in Spanish here.

If you’ll be tweeting on the day, please use #CreatingALiving.

Please contact for any queries.