Inicio del Congreso
Back to Schedule of Events
Volver Calendario de eventos
Beto Gallego, “El Poeta”, Speaker (Session 9) at the Bogotá 2014 ISPA Congress, April 7-12, 2014, What the Arts Move. View the full Schedule of Events.
Beto Gallego, “El Poeta” | Speaker
Self taught in Hip-hop culture under the elements of Graffiti and rap, his nickname is “El Poeta” (The Poet). He is a grantee of Fundación Creciendo Unidos para el Menor Trabajador (Growing Together Foundation for Young Workers), and Club Juvenil Activos (Youth Club), where he began his process in Hip-hop Culture and Art. Years later, Gallego would become a teacher himself in Nación Música, the first school of Hip Hop in the La Victoria Suroriente neighborhood. He has participated in various institutions with projects for training, youth participation and organization, including Fundación Rayuela, Fundación Creciendo Unidos, Comprehensive Prevention Coordination Division – UCPI (from its original Spanish Language initials – Unidad Coordinadora de Prevención Integral), Universidad Javeriana, Colectivo Memoria, Red Loma Sur, Villa del Cerro neighborhood Community Action Board, Ayara Artistic and Social Foundation.