Quipu

Inspired by the Quipu, the knotted thread communication system of the Incas, this participatory and interactive documentary connects phones to the web to collect and share first-hand accounts of people affected by Peru’s unconsented sterilization policy.

Rosemarie Lerner Rosemarie Lerner
Director

Rosemarie is co-founder and director of Chaka Studio. Her film work deals mostly with Peruvian reality and she is interested in the potential of participatory models and new media technologies to tell... more»

Maria Court Maria Court
Director

Maria is a Chilean documentary maker currently based in Chile after four years living in London where she studied at Goldsmiths University of London and founded Chaka Studio, a London based company... more»

Sebastian Melo Sebastian Melo
Executive Producer

Sebastian is co-founder of Chaka Studio. His first project, From Afar, received the Grand Prix at the Santiago International Documentary Film Festival. He holds an MA in New Media from Goldsmiths... more»

Ewan Cass-Kavanagh Ewan Cass-Kavanagh
CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST

Ewan is a creative technologist based in London. Originally trained in fine art at St Martins College of Art and Design, Ewan's practice is informed by a critical, reflexive approach to... more»

Additional Credits

Ewan Cass-Kavanagh - CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST
Sandra Tabares - PRODUCER
Nicolas Landa - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Javier Becerra - PRODUCTION SOUND MIXER
Matthew Brown - ACADEMIC ADVISOR
Karen Tucker - ACADEMIC ADVISOR
Alejandra Velez - PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Camila de Szyszlo - PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Esperanza Huayama - FIELD PRODUCER

"We chose a participatory approach because we wanted to tell the story with those affected by the sterilisation programme and give them a chance to finally be heard and acknowledged."

Genre: Interactive