Documentary Photographer | Filmmaker | Participatory Media Trainer
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Laura Villegas, Colombian Human Rights defender , immigration adviser, painter, feminist and community leader working for Indoamerican Refugee and Migration Organisation (IRMO). Founder of Nueva Generacion, initially created in 1997 based in Praxis to offer a space for young Latin American refugees and asylum seekers to express themselves and cope with their new lives in the UK.
Nueva Generacion (NG) is a Latin American collective of Artists raising awareness of social issues, stimulate change and promote our culture through drama, dance, capoeira, music, arts and crafts.
Using the arts as our tool, they created a model of participatory action learning, networking on a local and international level closely working with the Latin American, London-wide and international communities