Andrés Antebi Arnó
Urban anthropologist and documentalist. Since 1999, he has coordinated the Observatori de la Vida Quotidiana (OVQ), an interdisciplinary organisation located in Barcelona that works for the convergence between social research and the graphic and visual arts. He was professor of Urban and Visual Ethnography at Elisava (UPF) and is part of GRECS (Research Group on Social Exclusion and Control) at the University of Barcelona. In the area of decolonialism, he has co-directed the research/action project Barcelona, metròpoli colonial since 2015, which focuses on exploring the colonial links of the city and is interpreted through seminars, workshops, exhibitions and publications, such as Ikunde: Barcelona, metròpoli colonial and Ifni, la mili africana dels catalans. He participates in several international projects, such as the international university programme Cities in the XXI Century from the SIT, or the Latitude network of the Goethe-Institut, which promotes a global exchange of knowledge about colonial relations and their survival. He currently co-directs (Tr)african(t)s. Museus i col·leccions de Catalunya davant la colonialitat (Catalonia) at the University of Barcelona.