Project Description


Title: St Catalina Monastery, Arequipa, Peru

The Old Kitchen

In this old kitchen
The nuns prepaired their meals for centuries.
Now the pots dream of a glorious past.

Text: Jan Willem van Ee

The Saint Catalina monastery in Arequpa in the southern part of Peru is very famous. It is a city in the city, now almost empty, lately only about 20 nuns were still living there. The monastery is open for the public, it also has many paintings and murals on moral issues.