III Cuatrimestre 2021 - Frameworks with Elisa Silva

Elisa participates in the III Cuatrimester 2021 organized by EntreNos in San José Costa Rica on November 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm CCS time (18:00 CMT) Frameworks encompasses the professional practices of various architects in Latin America and the Global South. They reflect on the agency of design to curb social justice through actions in space. The even til take place via zoom.

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Colegio de Arquitectos de Rosario Argentina presents a conversation between participants of the Venice Biennale 2021 - Peru, Venezuela and Argentina

The Rosario Argentina Institute of Architects brings together the architectural offices León Marcial from Peru, Enlace Arquitectura from Venezuela and the curator of the Argentina Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale Gerardo Caballero. The discussion will take place on Thursday, September 30 at 4:00 p.m. Argentina, 3:00 p.m. ET. The event will be moderated by the architect Paola Gallino and published via zoom and youtube streaming.

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Thinking the city Post - covid, VII Annual Conference 2021

The Advisory Council of the City of Barquisimeto CCCB presents a virtual discussion moderated by Architect Franco Micucci focused on rethinking and reflecting on the city post-covid in terms of new forms of connectivity and urban mobility. Elisa Silva along with architects Luciano Landaeta, Julia King, Jorge Pérez, Lorenzo González Casas and David Gouverneur participate in the discussion.

Date September 27 and 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm Venezuela time vía zoom.

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Talk with Elisa Silva at Escola da Cidade, Sao Paulo Brazil

The Escola da Cidade in Sao Paulo, Brazil invites Elisa Silva to participate in the open course Architectures of the Global South, which aims to expand the repertoire of contemporary architectural practice by considering the urgent needs of new perspectives, fundamentally counter-hegemonic. The course focuses on the practice of architects in the Global South, their repertoires and debates on what and how they develope their work.     

Elisa shared the experience of La Palomera, the program Integración en Proceso Caracas and the exhibition at the Architecture Biennial in Venice. Saturday September 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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Enlace Arquitectura and Ciudad Laboratorio are part of the fourth edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2021

Enlace Arquitectura and Ciudad Laboratorio are part of the fourth edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial entitled "The Available City", which will be open to the public between September 17, 2021 and December 18, 2021. This year, the Chicago Architecture Biennale is curated by the artistic director David Brown and contemplates more than 80 projects from 18 different countries that will contribute ideas for collective spaces centered on communities.

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Elisa Silva participates in the cycle of talks "Women for the Landscape: 12 Perspectives" hosted by the UDP Chile

The Master in Territory and Landscape and Observatory of Landscape and Sustainability Program at the Universidad Diego Portales UDP in Santiago Chile, invites an international cast of women recognized in the field of landscape to present their academic and professional work through a series of talks "Women for Landscape: 12 pérspectives".

Elisa’s presentated "The Complete City: La Palomera, acknowledgement and celebration" on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at 12:00 hrs.

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SURLab invites Elisa Silva to lecture at the Second edition of the Webinar “Co-producing Inclusive Spaces”

As part of a series of seminars, workshops, and academic courses, SURLab - a collaborative platform for knowledge production and exchange, funded by the Flemish government (VLIR UOS), and created in collaboration with the Urban Studies Unit of the Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil & the Sustainable Cities Research Group LlactaLAB of Universidad de Cuenca - sponsored the Second edition of the Webinar “Co-producing Inclusive Spaces”.

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Elisa presents a conference "Complete City: La Palomera, recognition and celebration" at the Institute of Oporto Portugal

Lecture by Elisa Silva within the framework of the Expedition '21 studio of the Institute of Architecture in Porto Portugal, whose focus this year is “Critical neighborhoods. Architecture and appropriation in Bairro do Leal. " The workshop seeks to present a set of regeneration strategies in the precarious territory of Bairro de Leal, in Porto, demonstrating the capacity of architecture to improve the living conditions of inhabitants. Elisa's contribution was made via Zoom, based on the experiences in the La Palomera neighborhood, Caracas Venezuela.

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María Virginia Millán presents a talk at the Rafael Urdaneta URU University

As a way of celebrating the Week of the Architect 2021, Maria Virginia Millán is invited to present a lecture by the National Coordination of Architecture Students of the Rafael Urdaneta URU University, where she presented “Access to the Complete City: Transformations of public space and recognition of the city." She shared part of the work of Enlace Arquitectura promoting the right to the city and the integration of spontaneous settlements, creating links with the community and promoting acts of recognition.

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Conversation around the Manifest review with Elisa Silva, Sharif Kahatt, Anthony Acciavatti and Mauricio Quirós talks around the article in Manifest about mezcal producing “communities in the Central Valley of Oaxaca"

Elisa Silva is invited to participate in the presentation of the magazine Manifest titled "Bigger than big: Phantom infrastructure" together with the editor of the magazine Anthony Acciavatti, the professor of architecture at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Sharif Kahatt and Mauricio Quirós Pacheco , professor at the University of Toronto, who served as moderator. Elisa's contribution revolved around her article “Communal land, culture and production through mezcal producing communities in oaxaca’s central valley by Elisa Silva.”

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Graham Foundation awards the project "Nothing out of the ordinary" at the Art and Culture Center (Casa de Todos Annex) in La Palomera, Caracas Venezuela

Graham Foundation awards the project "Nothing out of the ordinary" at the Art and Culture Center (Casa de Todos Annex) in La Palomera, Caracas Venezuela"

The Graham Foundation announced the beneficiary projects for 2021 on June 4th, one of them being the cultural program "Nothing out of the ordinary: a space for art, celebration, acknowledgement and sancochos in the barrio La Palomera". It is a cultural project consisting of art, music, workshops and celebrations, created together with the community that will take place in a dilapidated structure, which is currently under renovation and will be a center for art and culture.

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Enlace Arquitectura at the Biennale di Venezia 2021

We are pleased to share the news that Enlace Arquitectura has been invited to be part of the 17 Biennale di Architettura di Venezia, curated by the Lebanese architect and dean of the MIT Faculty of Architecture, Hashim Sarkis, which examines the question “How will we live together?”.

The XVII Biennale de Arquitectura opens its doors to the public from May 22, 2021 to November 21, 2021.

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Elisa Silva presents the publication Pure Space at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism PUCP in Lima Peru

Invited by the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru, Elisa shares a few reflections on the publication "Pure Space: Expanding the public sphere throuth public space transformations in Latin American spontaneous settlements", on Friday April 16, 2021 via zoom, together with architects Gary Leggett and Sharif Kahatt.

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