Local Project Madrid

Organizer name: Intermedia (Azucena Klett, Francisca Blanco, Zoe López Mediero)

 

Interest group: Community Action, Governance Models

 

Activity: Visit different experiences of new models of governance and community action in Madrid

We consider that Clearing serve us all to learn about new ways of experimenting democracy. We think every of us in our places and projects are working in this sense, and transmission of this knowledge and affects permit us to develope this reflections; and the common share of this, is one of the important values of the Clearing Participation project.

 

The porpose of the local project is to visit some projects we think that could be interesting to share.

 

Where: Madrid, Sapin

 

When: 13, 14, 15, 16 December 2012

 

Partners involved:

– Antigona

– Iliosporoi

– Inspire

– Intermediae

 

Participants:

– Lucrecia Olivari [Barcelona, Spain  “Antigona”]

– Konstantina Kranou [Ioannina, Greece “Iliosporos” ]

– Ana Roque [Lisboa, Portugal “Inspire” ]

– Zoe López Mediero [Madrid, Spain “Intermediae”]

– Azucena Klett [Madrid, Spain “Intermediae”]

– Francisca Blanco [Madrid, Spain “Intermediae”]

The three participants arrive at Madrid on Friday (afternoon and night) and were accommodated in friend’s houses. On Friday morning we meet for breakfast and define together the schedule for the visits of the followings days, in order to cover the different expectation of all of us.

DAY-TO-DAY SCHEDULE – THE VISITS

Friday

11:00 SAN FERNANDO MARKET

Lavapies’s neighborhood market, recovered by a group of local youths who rehabilitated posts gambling business incorporating local produce, organic, artisan … Commercial space incorporating leisure and cultural proposals.

We talk with one of the responsable of the iniciative BOOKS TO WEIGHT (La Casquería), an store of Second hand books sold by weight, who explain us how the process has happened and how they managed the market (assembles to take decisions, money, …)

141220122674 141220122673 141220122672

12:00 KASA Publika WOMEN “THE Eskalera Karakola

Center which houses various projects driven by a political desire to share spaces and lives, to think better, to challenge and reinvent the world from a feminist viewpoint.

141220122680

13.00 TRAFICANTES DE SUEÑOS (Cooperative book shop)

One of the members of the cooperative explain us how they started (about 15 years ago) and how they are working now, the relation with others cooperatives and movements, local and global experiences, …

141220122681IMG_3233

14:00 LUNCH

For lunch, we meet with Concha Lorenzana, member of Antigona and of the Analisis Commission of Sol (15M movement).

16:00 LA CASA ENCENDIDA (OBRA SOCIAL CAJA MADRID)

Social and Cultural Centre, which brings together from the most avant-garde artistic expressions, courses and workshops on areas such as environmental or solidarity.

141220122689IMG_3254

17:00 LA TABACALERA

Self-managed social center where theater, music, dance, painting, conferences, meetings, audiovisual, workshops, events, interventions in the neighborhood … “We try to prevail over any other activity, and that the collective, public and social transformation is present in all of them.”

One of the members of the self-employment workshop to repair bicycle show us the installations and share with us how they work, and the problems they have in this moments which leads them to a “re-fundation” moment.

141220122701 141220122750

19:00 INTERMEDIAE – MATADERO

An experimental space run by the Arts Area of the Madrid City Government, located at Matadero Madrid. Intermediæ is conceived as a laboratory for the production of projects and social innovation specialized in visual culture driven by participation.

151220122836 141220122776

SATURDAY

11.00 THIS IS A SQUARE

Solar initially occupied by a group of neighbors. They currently have a “permit” from the city of Madrid to use the space.

151220122813 151220122784 151220122801

17:00 MEET WITH ONE OF THE MEMBERS OF KARAKOLA

19:00 INTERMEDIAE “La gaseosa de ácido electrico

 

SUNDAY

11:00 EL CAMPO DE CEBADA

Neighbors and neighbors of La Latina (Central District of Madrid), grouped to encourage the temporary use of solar of the downed La Latina Sports Center.

161220122844

12:00 HEALTH WHITE TIDE

Demonstration in defense of Public Health

WP_000045 WP_000055

13:00 Meet with a member of “Patio Maravillas” (Centro Social Autogestionado)

16:00 CSA Raíces

 

One of the members of the recent ocupated place show us the center and explain how they are working.

161220122873

20:00 Meet with Silvia Nanclares from Toxic Lesbian

 

Outputs

Ana Roque’s Report

Blog Konstantina

Video Lucrecia Olivari

Anuncios