Our Team
 

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Kevin A Echeverry B.

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Executive coordiantor 

Colombian. Master in Plastic Arts graduated from Jorge Tadeo Lozano University (2017) and a final year architecture student at the same university. He has taken complementary courses to his academic training in Art, Heritage and Restoration at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá (2017). He is a member of the scientific committee of the EdaKids series, part of the Esempi di Architettura International Research Centre (EdA). His artistic work has been exhibited in cities such as Tokyo-Japan (2019) and Rome-Italy (2020) The same year, He was selected among the Finalists in the Parliamentary SpaceArt competition made by ASGARDIA the Space Nation. He has also developed the role of international jury appointed as representative by EdA in the competition “The landscape through my window” made by the Catholic University of Cordoba (UCC) Argentina and The Latin American Institute of Landscape (LALI) (2020). Author of international publications on history, architecture, heritage, territory and city. 

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Alberto Blanco-Uribe

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International Relation 

Socio Fundador de Blanco-Uribe & Asociados Lawyer “Magna Cum Laude” (1983) and Master in Administrative Law (1987), by the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Higher Diploma on Pollution and Nuisances (1988), Master in Environmental and Land Planning Law (1988) and Master in Public Law (1989), from the University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France. Master in Constitutional Justice (2006), Master in Human Rights (2007) and Master in Constitutional Guarantees (2008), by the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain (the research works were rated “Outstanding”). Professor of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, Constitutional Law, the Human Rights System and the Environment and Human Rights, at the Faculties of Legal and Political Sciences of the Universidad Central de Venezuela and the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. He has been a professor of International Environmental Law in the Master of Environmental Geopolitics at the Universidad de Los Andes, and of Environmental Legislation in the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Master of Landscape Architecture at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He has been a guest professor at Universidad Externado, Bogotá and Medellín, Colombia. Consultant in Human Rights, Environmental Law, Landscape and Cultural Heritage, highlighting the international consultancy for the drafting of the General Environmental Law of the Dominican Republic, and the integration in representation of civil society of the Venezuelan delegation to the UNCED 1992 process. Founder and former President of the Venezuelan Society of Environmental Law; Member of the Institute of Environmental Law of the Dominican Republic; of the Argentine Landscape Network; of the World Association of Constitutional Justice; of the Ibero-American Association for the Protection of Fundamental Rights (ASDEFUN); of the Ibero-American Jurists Association; Human Rights Director of the Centre for Research and Promotion of Legal Culture; Director for Venezuela of the Latin American Institute for Legal Research and Training Latin-Iuris; International Advisor to the NGO VITALIS Latin America; Professor in Culture Factor; Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Project “Reconnectig with your culture”. International lecturer. Author of various studies published among books and articles.

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D. Paul Schafer.

Scientific Advisor &
Honorary President  

Media and Comunication

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Paul has worked in the cultural field for more than five decades as an educator, advisor, administrator, and researcher. He was Assistant Director of the Ontario Arts Council from 1967 to 1970, a founder and Director of York University's Programme in Arts and Media Administration from 1970 to 1974, and Coordinator of the Cooperative Programme in Arts Administration and the Cooperative Programme in International Development at the University of Toronto from 1984 to 1990. He has taught arts administration and cultural policy at York University and the University of Toronto, executed a number of projects for Canada's Department of External Affairs, and undertaken several advisory missions for UNESCO to different parts of the world. He was originally trained as an economist, and taught economics at Dalhousie University and Acadia University before entering the cultural field, specializing in international development, principles of economics, and the history of economic thought.

Paul is the author of many books and articles on culture and the arts

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Olimpia Niglio 

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Italian, Professor of History of Comparative Architecture, Hosei University, Japan. Architect by the University of Naples “Federico II”, with Doctorate and Post Doctorate in Conservation of the Architectonic Heritage and Master in Management of Art and Cultural Heritage. She began her academic career at the University of Pisa (Italy) to continue at the International School of the University of Ibagué where she is still linked as a researcher in the Urban Trace Group and as an evaluator for the Ministry of Education (Colombia) and later at the University of Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano. In 2012 she started her academic activities in Japan at Kyoto University and since January 2020 at Hokkaido University. She is a visiting professor at universities in Asia, Europe and America. She is the author of numerous monographs on the history of architecture compared to the East and the West. She is the coordinator of international research projects, including “Italian Diaspora in the world” and “Transcultural Heritage”. She is Vice President of ICOMOS PRERICO and Vice President of the Asian Cultural Landscape Association (Seoul National University, Korea).

Freddy R. Sanchez R.

Freddy R.  Sanchez Rojas. 

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Merida-Venezuela. He has studies in Visual Arts from the Universidad de los Andes de Mérida (ULA). His artistic work is developed through the path of digital media and painting.

 

Among his professional interests, exploration with digital and photographic proposals stands out. He has nearly ten years of experience in character creation, exploring analog and digital modeling techniques, as well as exploring animation and illustration techniques.

Scientific Director