K'acha Willaykuna Andean and Amazonian Indigenous Art and Humanities

K'acha Willaykuna Andean and Amazonian Indigenous Art and Humanities

In Quechua, art is defined as k’acha willaykuna, “messages with beauty,” which embody meaningfully-made and knowledgeably-made things

Quechuapiqa, runap ruwayninqa k’acha willayjinata riqsinchik, “kusiy willaykuna kanku”, ayllu runap ruwayninqa tukuy sunquwan wakichisqa kachkan


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Follow our events, participate in one of our working groups, join us for Our Distance Unlearning Hour which during Winter 2021 will be held every Friday from 1:00-2:00pm on Zoom, get involved in graduate/undergraduate K’acha Willaykuna project research and/or propose one of your classes for a teaching cluster. Also, view our recent events and meetings on our YouTube channel!

We welcome your involvement in the K'acha Willaykuna community! Click here to subscribe to the K'acha Willaykuna listserv or email Michelle Wibbelsman (wibbelsman.1@osu.edu) with questions.


Recent News

August 30, 2023

With support from the Global Arts + Humanities and Wexner Center for the Arts, Momar Ndiaye, Amy Shuman, and Wendy Hesford’s forthcoming edited volume, Human Rights on…

May 24, 2023

The Global Arts + Humanities is proud to announce its inaugural 2023-2024 Society of Fellows Undergraduate Research Apprentices. 

This competitive research program provides upper-level…

May 5, 2023

The following interview of Jacob Risinger was conducted by GAHDT Graduate Administrative Assistant, Eileen Horansky (PhD student, English).

Jake Risinger writes…

May 4, 2023

The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme is pleased to announce the eight recipients of the 2023-24 Graduate Team Fellowship competition. The incoming fellows, currently pursuing either PhD or…

Upcoming Events

September 8 - February 4, 2024
Columbus Museum of Art
November 2, 2023
Denney Hall 311