When I was invited to be on a panel for a conference in Buenos Aires, I thought ‘This could be interesting.’
I can not explain what an understatement that was.
Although Buenos Aires was the host, this conference was for all of Latin America and the people who work/live there. But really it was for everyone to listen, watch and learn from.
Takeaways are always difficult in conference but for me, it was easy: the people. The people who came to make a difference. There is a sense of oppression but not defeat. They want to move forward, grow and make differences for the next generation without ever forgetting their past. It was almost spiritual in that regard.
There were many fringe events around the talks – I and many others made new life-long friends thanks to this conference.
The speakers where diverse: by country, age, topic and message but all inspired. I struggled with my wifi (my fault) but I took notes. I don’t often share my notes word for word but for this conference there is an exception: Read the rest of this entry »Tags: #ElMuseoReimaginado, AAM, British Council, Conference, International, latin america, Museum, TYPA