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Presentation Común Tierra Project - English


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The Común Project is a on depth exploration of sustainable communities in Latin America (Mexico to Brazil), started in May 2010. During the course of two years, Letícia and Ryan are visiting communities sustainable, eco villages and permaculture centers to document their ideas, techniques and tools for sustainable living that can be multiplied around the world.
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Presentation Común Tierra Project - English

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  2. 2. ComúnTierra<br />is an in-depth research project exploring<br />Sustainable Community models<br />in Latin America. <br />The project is creating<br /> a Network of communities<br />collecting their innovative ideas and creative projects. <br />
  3. 3. The Project<br />We are two inspired individuals that are traveling overland in a solar motorhome through Latin America, from Mexico to Brazil, since may 2010.<br />
  4. 4. Over the course of 2 years, we are visiting a variety of ecological projects, immersing ourselves through volunteer work and participation in community life.<br />ecovillages, sustainable farms, indigenous, spiritual and artistic communities.<br />
  5. 5. Through our experiences we collect materials and messages, keeping an eye towards innovative and unique methods or tools developed locally that can be applied around the world. <br />
  6. 6. We are also seeking opportunities to learn from indigenous peoples when possible, as a reference to other models of social organization. <br />
  7. 7. Registros<br />Wedocument the visits using diverse media:video, audio, photos, and text.<br />Through personal connections and involvement in the projects, we are gaining a holistic perspective into the dynamics of the communities.<br />
  8. 8.<br />Through our website we produce multimedia updates of our experiences.<br />
  9. 9. Three languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese.<br />Mapand guide of the sustainable communities in Latin America.<br />Democratic media for learning and connection.<br />
  10. 10. The Map<br />The multimedia map of sustainable communities allows a user to zoom in to a specific site and browse: photos, stories, videos and links of information about the community.<br />
  11. 11. The site will grow out of our original trip’s real-time updates, and will remain a network between the communities visited and the world.<br />
  12. 12. By documenting real case studies, we will make accessible the lessons learned from diverse projects.<br />
  13. 13. The materials produced will connect people who want to contribute to existing projects, while also giving foundational knowledge about designing and building new communities.<br />
  14. 14. Común Tierra will be a catalyst to help build real-life alternative models.<br />
  15. 15. Who are we?<br />Native to <br />Oakland, <br />California<br />Music producer<br />Permaculturalist<br />Ryan Luckey<br />Writer<br />With the Global College of Long Island University, Ryan spent 3 years travelling and studying diverse cultural and communal models. <br />Under the name RhythmAttic Productions, his music has been featured in documentary films and theater productions, most notably the Free Land Project.<br />
  16. 16. Who are we?<br />Letícia Rigatti<br />Native to Porto Alegre, Brasil<br />Social Researcher<br />Communication Planner<br />Visual Artist<br />MA in Social Communication <br />Federal University of RS (Brazil)<br />University of Barcelona<br />Letícia has spent the last years traveling in Europe, North and South America gathering a network of artists and activists all over the world. <br />
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  18. 18. Connect!<br />Find us in these social networks:<br />Sign up for the newsletter on the website!<br />Get in touch!<br /><br />Spread the word!<br />
  19. 19. Donate<br />Your donation will make this project possible.<br />Donations are tax-deductible through Global Exchange. <br />
  20. 20. Support this cause<br />Take responsibility for creating a more <br />sustainable future!<br />Donationscan be made through:<br />More information:<br />