Buen Vivir. Interview with Penny Travlou on collaborative practices in emerging networks.

Travlou, P. (Interviewee), Cornelia Sollfrank (Host)

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Description

Buen Vivir. Interview with Penny Travlou on collaborative practices in emerging networks.

Framed by her long-standing research on collaborative practices, geographer and ethnographer Penny Travlou introduces two projects she has been involved lately: Platohedro, a space, a platform and community based in Medellín, Colombia, and the Feminist Autonomous Research Center in Athens (FAC). Platohedro refers to the indigenous concepts of Buen Vivir and Buen Conocer and works on adapting them to the contemporary living conditions in urban societies, while FAC puts an emphasis on commnity-based autonomous knowledge production. Both are concerned with forms of thinking and working together that allow for creating alternatives to extractivist, colonial, racist and anti-feminist modes of (knowledge)production.
Period31 Mar 2021
Held atCreating Commons Project, Switzerland
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • cultural commons
  • buen vivir
  • Latin America
  • indigenous knowledge
  • collaborative practices
  • feminist methodologies
  • ethnography