Angela O'Hara

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Angela O’Hara is an artist, educator and PHD ABD in Communication and Culture at York University in Toronto. Over the past seven years, she has researched the culture and material practices of the local and indigenous communities of the Upper Amazon of Peru. Seven years ago, she travelled to Peru and since then has been developing a unique project, Arkana Arts, a "multicultural land based educational project" and institute for creative research and conservation situated in the rainforest outside of the Upper Amazonian city of Pucallpa. Collaborating with local communities and partner organizations, her mission is to provide a space for creative innovation, education, and intercultural exchange rooted in indigenous traditional practices that cultivate a sustainable relationship to the Earth.

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