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WHO WE ARE

We are a non-profit organization, created in 2012 in the USA and in 2019 in Colombia, dedicated to collaborative interdisciplinary art creations, combining ancestral indigenous values with digital storytelling and dance: traditional and contemporary. We promote the environmental protection in the American Continent.

Art work by Luis Garay from his book "Popol Vuj"

BOARD
OF DIRECTORS USA

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Cristina Cortés

Board Title: Executive and Artistic Director, Chair

Year appointed: 2011

Profession: Artivist, Director and Choreographer.

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María Victoria Whittingham
Ph.D.

Board Title: Latin America

Advisory

Year appointed: 2011

Profession: Research Coordinator of High Government. 

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Yvonne Wakim Dennis (Syrian - Cherokee)

Board Title: Co-Chair, interim Executive Director.

Year appointed2015

Profession: Author, Educator and Activist.

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Patricia Tovar Ph.D.

Board title: Treasurer

Year appointed: 2020

Profession: Anthropologist, writer and researcher.

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Carolina Forero

Board Title: Board Advisory. Strategic Planning, Development Team

Year appointed: 2022

Profession: Business Faculty and Consultant.

BOARD
OF DIRECTORS COLOMBIA

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Maria Cristina Cortés

Board Title: Legal Representative

Year appointed: 2019

Profession: Artivist, Director and Choreographer.

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Daniela Santana 

Board title: Interim Secretary

Year appointed: 2022

Profession: Communication Researcher.

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Martha Pinilla

Board Title: Deputy Legal Representative

Year appointed: 2019

Profession: Civil Engineer, Specialist in Urban Development.

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Luis Fernando Acalo Higon
-Kunay-  (Nasa - Yanacona)

Board title: Indigenous Advisor

Year appointed: 2019

Profession: Indigenous communicator and Arts Educator, Dancer Choreographer.

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María Victoria Whittingham
Ph.D.

Board title: Development Team

Year appointed: 2019

Profession: Research Coordinator of High Government at ESAP.

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Esteban Rugeles

Board title: Educator Advisor 

Year appointed: 2020

Profession: Professional in Contemporary Dance, emphasis in communitarian dance.

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Carolina Forero

Board Title: Board Advisory. Strategic Planning, Development Team

Year appointed: 2022

Profession: Business Faculty and Consultant.

STAFF

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Daniela Santana 

Communications, Social Media Manager, Graphic Design, interim Administrator. 

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Carolina Cortés 

Audiovisual Director: Video Editor, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics.

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Nicolás Briceño Saldivar

Development Team, Grant Writer.

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Laura Cristina Cortés

Graphic Design, Video Editor.

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