YUYAY: Content

Photo: Beatrice Glow
YUYAY: Content
Yuyay (Content)
Social Inclusion
Highlighting indigenous workers' histories

Yuyay aims to change the collective imagination and reduce the cultural gap between the kichwas and mestizo population in Otavalo through a series of stories which illustrate the connection of two social groups in a single historical moment. They captured interviews with former workers of the San Pedro Factory, both kichwas and mestizos, which served as the basis for the creation of an animated video and a mural with AR triggers, reflecting the conversations with former factory workers. The pilot project was developed in the Otavalango Living Museum, where the San Pedro Factory operated.

Participating Artists 
  • Marco Tixilima
  • Roberto de la Torre
  • Belén Arellano
  • Ángel Monteros
  • Alexandra Roldán
  • Deysi Garcés
  • Luzmila Zambrano
  • Peter Sierra

The YUYAY team has created a website and YouTube video describing their work.

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