"Ukamau y ké" Documentary Screening with Director, Andrés Ramírez, and Q&A to Follow

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Andrés Ramírez
November 15, 2019
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Location
Thompson Library Room 165

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Add to Calendar 2019-11-15 19:00:00 2019-11-15 21:00:00 "Ukamau y ké" Documentary Screening with Director, Andrés Ramírez, and Q&A to Follow Bolivian rapper Ukamau y ké (Abraham Bojórquez) forms an important part of the unfolding of the local and international hip hop movement. He was an activist and a pioneer for hip hop in Aymara. He died unexpectedly at the peak of his musical career. Years later, his friend, Ecuadorian rapper and director, Andrés Ramírez, returns to Bolivia to uncover the reasons for his death. In this journey, Ukamau y ké comes back to life through archival material and contemporary interviews. You won't want to miss this screening of Ukamau y ké, followed by a Q&A with Andrés Ramírez. Light refreshments will be served at the event! To view an interview with Andrés Ramírez, as well as some of his work, please visit the following links:Interview with Andrés Ramírez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b17O3eMvHpo Ramírez's documentary, Ukamau y ké: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrMuMoWEKlE&t=2069s"Presente y combativo" music video:: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPfJ_PBDwsgThis event is organized and sponsored by the Abya Yala Student Organization. Additional sponsors include: Department of Spanish & Portuguese; Center for Latin American Studies; University Libraries in connection with the K’acha Willaykuna Humanities Collaboration and Knowledge Equity Working Group; Department of Linguistics; Department of French & Italian; Center for Languages, Literatures & Cultures; EMIC Graduate Student Interest Group for Expressive Culture; QuePasa Magazine. Thompson Library Room 165 Spanish & Portuguese spanport@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Bolivian rapper Ukamau y ké (Abraham Bojórquez) forms an important part of the unfolding of the local and international hip hop movement. He was an activist and a pioneer for hip hop in Aymara. He died unexpectedly at the peak of his musical career. Years later, his friend, Ecuadorian rapper and director, Andrés Ramírez, returns to Bolivia to uncover the reasons for his death. In this journey, Ukamau y ké comes back to life through archival material and contemporary interviews. You won't want to miss this screening of Ukamau y ké, followed by a Q&A with Andrés Ramírez. Light refreshments will be served at the event! 

To view an interview with Andrés Ramírez, as well as some of his work, please visit the following links:

Interview with Andrés Ramírez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b17O3eMvHpo 

Ramírez's documentary, Ukamau y kéhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrMuMoWEKlE&t=2069s

"Presente y combativo" music video:: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPfJ_PBDwsg

This event is organized and sponsored by the Abya Yala Student Organization. Additional sponsors include: Department of Spanish & Portuguese; Center for Latin American Studies; University Libraries in connection with the K’acha Willaykuna Humanities Collaboration and Knowledge Equity Working Group; Department of Linguistics; Department of French & Italian; Center for Languages, Literatures & Cultures; EMIC Graduate Student Interest Group for Expressive Culture; QuePasa Magazine.