[-empyre-] now the guests in March

Ana Valdés agora158 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 13:23:35 EST 2012

I am impressed and feel me humble and grateful to all the friends joining
me in this discussion.
So much knowledge, so much expertise, so much joy of sharing and exchanging!
I lived for 34 years up in the North, Sweden, I am back in the deep South,
Uruguay, and try to make bridges to connect the voices of my friends and
colleages from the North with my friends and colleages frim the South.

Please bear with us very few of the guests are Native English speakers, we
are going to do a lot of translations.

All the best

ps: the two first guests to open the discussion are Ethel Baraona and Pablo
de Soto.

Brian Holmes is an art and cultural critic with interests in economics,
sociology and politics, as well as street activism and self-organized
education. His most recent collaborative project is called "Three Crises:
30s-70s-Today" (http://messhall.org/?page_id=771). Text archive at

Alicia Migdal is an Uruguayan writer and literary critic. She is
specialized in popular culture and cinema. As a writer she is considered
one of the strongest voices of her generation and she has been awarded with
several prestigious prizes. She has been the chair of the Uruguayan Penclub.

*Ethel Baraona Pohl. Architect [although she prefers to call herself:
Amateur]. Her work is a real hub linking several publications and actors on
architecture and theory. Contributing editor for different blogs and
magazines such as Domus <http://www.domusweb.it/>,
La Ciudad Viva, and MAS Context<http://www.mascontext.com/tag/dpr-barcelona/>,
among others. She is co-founder of the independent publishing house
dpr-barcelona <http://www.dpr-barcelona.com/>


Pablo de Soto is an architect and cofounder  of www.hackitectura.net.
Editor of the books *Fadaiat: libertad de movimiento, libertad de
conocimiento* <http://fadaiat.net/>, *Situation Room: diseñando un
prototipo ciudadano de la sala de
situación*<http://issuu.com/pablodesoto/docs/situation_room>y de los
del 15M<http://tomalapalabra.periodismohumano.com/2011/10/15/los-mapas-del-15m-al-15o/>

In the last months he has been participating in the Tokyo camp, Ocuppy
working with antinuclear movement in Japan, he is investigating the
social and cultural answer to the nuclear catastrophe of  Fukushima en *Cartas
desde Fukushima* <http://www.scoop.it/t/cartas-desde-fukushima>.

Carlos Urzola is born in Cartagena, Colombia, Urzola has 20+ years of
domestic and international experience in the field of architecture and
construction. He is very passionate about architecture, sustainability and

Sabela de Tezanos is a writer an philosopher, working in the field of
cultural management. She is a professor at the Montevideo's University and
works as a curator at the Museum of Precolombine Art.

Diego Hernández Nilson is an Anthropologist, master in Sociology and
International Studies. He is a University teacher and research in the
fields of ethnobothanic, theory of hegemony and in international issues. He
has a dog called Zumbi :)

Leandro Delgado is a writer and a comunicator, a cultural journalist,
working within the fields of urbanism and literature.

Eduardo Navas researches the crossover of art and media in culture. His
production includes art & media projects, critical texts, and curatorial
projects. He has presented and lectured about his work and research

Ricardo Dominguez is a co-founder of The Electronic Disturbance Theater and
a professor at UC San Diego in the Visual Arts Department, where he runs
the b.a.n.g. lab, a space for artivist practices. He has pioneered
developments in virtual sit-ins and electronic civil disobedience. In 2010,
he became under legal investigation, in which his tenure was threatened,
for a virtual sit-in led against the UC Office of the President and his
current project, The Transborder Immigrant Tool.




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