Institute of Geography

Group Portrait

Luis Armando Zacarias

Research Assistant

Social and Cultural Geography

Postal Address
University of Bern
Intitute of Geography
Social and Cultural Geography
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Research fields

Art, Anthropology, Poetics, Ritual, Decoloniality


Since 2021 PhD in Arts and sciences of art – University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. Doctoral school APESA, Institu ACTE.
2021 Master II Visual arts and contemporary creation – University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
2018 Master II Intercultural Mediation – Art and social responsibility Internationale – University of Lille III Charles de Gaulle

Professional career

Since 2023 Research assistant - Social and Cultural Geography, Institute of Geograpy, University of Bern
2022-2023 Vacatary in the Library of the Art's School of Sorbonne University - Methodology of bibliography and research classes
2023 Photography workshop “Ku’eriwa Tiikiemete” and production of a homonymous book in the Wixarika community of Cerro de los Tigres, Nayarit, México
2023 Commentator at the presentation book “Great Master of the wixarika art” coordinated by Diana Negrin (University of California and Wixarika Research Center) – Autonomous University of Nayarit, Mexico. 1st Intercultural Festival of the Gran Nayar 
2023 Presentation “From artistic inspiration to the cultural appropriation” In the Colloquium “Citations” – Doctoral School APESA - Paris
2023 Performative reading of the work Codex on the true current history of Mexico, by the artist Monica Munoz Cid.
2022 (se) porter - Participatory performance/workshop designed by Hantu (weber+delsaux)
2022 Performance/ritual Synaptic reflections - Wirikuta connection. With Michiko Fou under call from Sincronia Wirikuta
2022 Exhibition « (Dys)utopies » Panthéon Center Paris. 
2021 Colloquium Fictions and camouflages. Institut ACTE. Bois de Vincennes 
2021 « Le printemps des poètes » Exhibition in Asnières sur Seine
2021 « L’art s’invite en ville » Exhibition in Asnières sur Seine
2019 Mediation for the exhibition “Cosmopolis #2” at Georges Pompidou Museum.
2017-2019 Project and communication manager and workshopper at ARIANA Association for the MIX’ART operation. Street art workshop in schools (UPE2A, SEGPA), prisons for minors and medico-social centers. 
2018 Edition of the book « Vivre ensemble avec le street art » Free distribution by the National Education Ministry of France and Ariana Association. 
2018 Curation and organisation of the exhibition “Mix’art intergenerational” at Sorbonne University


Affiliations and memberships

  • Attached researcher: Institut ACTE
  • Doctoral School APESA, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • (2022) Arte, magia y ritual. Procesos sensibles y asimilacionismos culturales. In Espacios Transnacionales UAM.
  • (2021) Accion artística e instrumentalización política. Diversis Litteris. Psycologia y genero BUAP
  • (2016) L'analyse de l'image dans un manuel de FLE (Mémoire). BUAP.
January Zotero Workshop (M2) Paris 1
September Introduction to the bibliography research at Art’s school of Sorbonne (L1, M1)