Tomorrow Saturday 16 and Sunday 17, 11am
Back by popular demand, this Saturday and Sunday!
Pandemic People Power! Parts 2 & 3
Where we learn about the power of communities and social movements organising around the world under Covid-19…
More inspiration, ideas, music and much more….
SATURDAY MAY 16, from 11am
Daniel Edgar (Colombia) Australian researcher living in Colombia for the last 10 years. Daniel is an independent researcher from Australia who has lived in Colombia since 2010 studying land and natural resource management, politics and international relations. His research includes a book on the social and political history of Colombia (“In search of Colombia: Social and political fragments and perspectives from the past to the present”), “The pinnacle of the pyramid of financial and economic power: the buck stops here”, and “The multinationals among ‘The Untouchables’ of the Colombian conflict”.
A selection of his research is available online at:
Fabio Tomaz from MST (Landless Workers Movement) (Brazil)
George Kotsakis from Migrante Melbourne and Philippines Australia Solidarity Association.
Maria Pena, artist resident in Melbourne from Colombia. Presenting “Fear in Quarantine”.
Maria Peña is a visual artist based in Melbourne, originally from Colombia. Her career has developed between Colombia and Australia. Up to date Peña has exhibited solo and collectively in Australia, Colombia, Mexico, China, Italy, Argentina, NY, India and The Emirates. Her practice combines oil painting, mural painting and installation projects. Peña’s artwork strongly relates to themes of memory and identity. www.maria-pena.com
Alejandro Vargas from Chilean Community in Melbourne
SUNDAY 17th from 11am…
Rachel Herzing, Centre for Political Education (US)
Boe Spearim, Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance – WAR Meanjin
Ronny Kareni – West Papua Rize of the Morning Star
from the Black Orchid String Band!
Alejandro Vargas, Chilean musician