Jordana Blejmar

Jordana Blejmar is Senior Lecturer in Visual Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Liverpool. She writes on art and politics in Latin America. She is the author of Playful Memories: The Autofictional Turn in Post-Dictatorship Argentina (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and the co-editor of Instantáneas de la memoria: Fotografía y dictadura en Argentina y América Latina (2013), El pasado inasequible: desaparecidos, hijos y combatientes en el arte y la literatura del nuevo milenio (2018) and Entre/telones y pantallas: afectos y saberes en la performance argentina contemporánea (2021). She is a Tate Associate and Assistant Editor of the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. She is the PI of the AHRC-funded project Cold War Toys: Material Cultures of Childhood in Argentina (2022-24).


Paula Luttringer’s photographs bear witness to those who, like her, survived torture during the 1976-83 dictatorship in Argentina.


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