Isabela Muci Barradas

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art & Archaeology



Isabela is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art and Archaeology focusing on modern and contemporary art from Latin America as well as the history of photography. Her dissertation focuses on photographic practices in the Amazon during the 1970s and 1980s and places a special emphasis on Yanomami thought. Isabela holds a B.A. in the history of art and architecture, modern culture and media, and Latin American and Caribbean studies from Brown University. At Princeton, she is the recipient of the 2017-18 Lassen Fellowship in Latin American Studies and collaborated in the creation of the project “Rehearsals for a Reverse Anthropology” with the aim of examining the histories of coloniality proper to Princeton through material culture.

Selected Publications