Desplazamiento, ritualidad y configuración espacial. El Señor de los Milagros en Barcelona

Wilson Muñoz Henríquez, Maria Esther Fernandez Mostaza

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The procession of the Lord of Miracles is a massive religious manifestation originally from Peru, that has taken place during October in several cities around the world.
The aim of this article is to analyze the relationship between this ritual manifestation (for
the case of Barcelona) and the spatial reconfiguration that it involves, focusing specifically
on the practice of dance. As a main methodological strategy, we use ethnography focused on
the procession that took place in Barcelona (Spain) for the years of 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Additionally, we conducted in-depth interviews with key informants, focus groups and we
searched for documentary and historical information. Throughout the article, we show
that the procession of the Lord of Miracles and the spatial reconfiguration that it entails
are co-produced ritual phenomena.The procession would operate, consequently, as a mobile
micro-landscape ritual, along with the ritualized manifestation of cultural differences and
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)161-181
JournalEURE. Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Urbanos Regionales
Issue number142
Publication statusAccepted in press - Sep 2021

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