Isabel González Aranco
Isabel González Aranco is an anthropologist, researcher, embroiderer and textile activist. She holds a Master in Information Sciences with emphasis in Memory and Society and specialist in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law from the University of Antioquia; Isabel has led textile memory processes such as the Costurero Tejedoras por la Memoria de Sonsón (2009), the Red de Tejedoras por la Memoria y la Vida (2016), the collective el Ojo de la Aguja (2017), the Costurero de Moravia (2017) and Berenguela Lab (2020). She is also a cofounder of Artesanal tecnológica collective, a research seed bead affiliated to National University of Colombia. In the Endure project, Isabel is a researcher in the component of solidarity and resistance movements in alternative forms of textile activism that emerged during the pandemic and social outbreak in Colombia.