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philippe siegenthaler bogotá, colombia

Music promoter, Journalist and radio communicator. He studied Communication and Journalism at La Sabana University in Bogotá. He is responsible for booking at Páramo Presenta Agency, which is the result of the joint venture of the leading Latin American music promoters T310 and Absent Papa Events. From 2007 to 2014 he worked as a programmer in several radio stations, such as Radiónica FM in Colombia and Toxic FM in Switzerland. From 2014 to the present, he has been in charge of scheduling tours inside and outside Colombia and programming renowned festivals such as Estéreo Picnic, BAUM Festival, Sónar Bogotá, among others.

ana rosa valdez guayaquil, ecuador

Curator, contemporary art critic and autonomous cultural manager. Art historian from the University of La Havana. She was a professor at the Higher Technological Institute of Arts of Ecuador "ITAE" and the Director of Community Liaison from 2008 to 2012. From 2012 to 2015 she worked as a researcher and curator at the Contemporary Art Center of Quito (CAC) and Coordinator of the Mariano Aguilera National Arts Award. She was National Director of Plastic Arts at the Ministry of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador from 2015 to 2016. She has conducted research on modern and contemporary art in Ecuador, has given workshops and has been in charge of curating and managing projects in various institutions and cultural spaces in Cuba, Ecuador and Peru. Currently, she works as the editorial director of Paralaje.xyz, a virtual space for art critic and cultural debates.

ignacio garcía madrid, españa

Graduated in Stage Direction from the Royal School of Dramatic Arts of Madrid. He currently directs the Almagro International Classical Theater Festival, the most important event in the world dedicated to the Golden Age theater. He has directed theatrical shows based on texts by Calderón de la Barca, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, José María Rodríguez Méndez, José Saramago, among many others, on the stages, festivals and theater companies from Spain, Europe and Latin America. He has been engaged to join the Artistic Direction at the Madrid Spanish Theater; programmer in the International Contemporary Dramaturgy Festival of Mexico, Dramafest; he has collaborated with the National Grand Theater of Peru, the National Theater of Bogotá, the National Theater Company of Mexico, among others. Throughout his career he has received several awards such as the José Luis Alonso Award for young directors.