Eloísa González: The Struggle for Power of the High School and University Student Movement through the Visual Regime
Eloísa González was the spokesperson for the the Coordinating Assembly of Secondary Students (ACES) in 2012, spokesperson for the “I Do Not Lend My Vote” Campaign in 2012 and of the “I Do Not Vote for This System” Campaign in 2013. She is a militant of the Rebel Youth and a second year Film and Television Student at the University of Chile.
Laurence Parent: Disability Activism in Montréal, Canada: Putting Ableism on the Agenda of Our Movements
Laurence Parent is a PhD candidate in Humanities at Concordia University. She holds an MA in Critical Disability Studies and a BA in Political Science. Co-founder of Quebec Accessible, she also co-coordinates the Critical Disability Studies Working Group at Concordia. Her research examines what it means to wheel and walk from a disability perspective.
Ramesh Srinivasan: Revolutionary Networks: Assemblages of Technology-Facilitated Activism
Ramesh Srinivasan teaches in UCLA’s Information Studies and Design|Media Arts departments. Founder of the UC-wide Digital Cultures Lab and is the author of the forthcoming book Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Impacts Our World. His writings have been widely published by Al Jazeera English, The Washington Post, and The Huffington Post.
Javiera Parada: The Constituent Process: The Road Towards a Constituent Assembly
Javiera Parada is a Chilean actor and cultural organizer. She is an organizer of Centro Cultural Autogestionado Banana Factory and has organized music and performance festivals. She is also engaged in Revolución Democrática and the Marca Tu Voto movement. From 2014-2016 she was the cultural attachée at the Chilean embassy in the US, but left to support the Chilean constituent process and the Democratic Revolution.
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