Raúl Valdivia is a Peruvian-born independent researcher based in the UK. His interests include visual, cultural and curatorial studies, with a particular focus on Latin America. Trained in clinical psychology and sociology, Raúl received his Ph.D. from the School of Arts at Birkbeck, with a thesis on the photographic practice of marginalised groups in Peru. He enjoys photography in his spare time.
In this collaborative essay, participants from Nottingham Contempoary’s CAMPUS Independent Study Programme (2019-2020) discuss their experience of collective learning.