Rachel Randall, Principal Investigator

Senior Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies at the University of Bristol. Her research explores representations of reproductive and affective labour and childhood and adolescence in contemporary Latin American film in particular. She has just completed a book entitled Paid to Care, which examines the depiction of paid domestic workers in post-dictatorship Latin American cultural production, including in film, documentary, literary testimony (testimonio) and digital culture. The book will be published by the University of Texas Press in 2023.


Andrea Aramburu, Research Associate

She was born and grew up by the sea and under the grey skies of Lima, Peru. Holds a Master of Arts in Contemporary Literature, Culture and Theory from King’s College London (2016-2017) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics and Literature with a major in Hispanic Literature from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2008-2013). Andrea’s PhD research looked at Latin American autobiographical and autofictional comics published after 2010 by women and queer artists to think through the intersections of comics, relationality and affect.


Maria Santelices, Administrator

Chilean freelance researcher and project manager. She holds a BA in Sociology from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2007-2012), a Diploma in Social Anthropology from FLACSO, Argentina and MA in Arts Management from Bath Spa University (2019-2021). With 10 years of experience working in education, mainly in action-research programs and policy development in Chile, Argentina and now in the UK, Maria is currently the development manager at The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath.