Colectivo LASTESIS

Is an artistic, interdisciplinary and feminist collective from Valparaíso, Chile, featuring Daffne Valdés Vargas, Paula Cometa Stange and Sibila Sotomayor Van Rysseghem. The collective is dedicated to spreading feminist theses and demands through performance and video performance, combining performing, sound, graphic and visual arts with history, philosophy and social sciences.

Their performances include: Patriarchy and Capital is a Criminal Alliance (2018); the rapist is you (2020); RESISTANCE or the vindication of a collective right (2021), The city of the future alongside Delight Lab (2022), Songs for cooking (2023) and the street intervention a rapist in your path (2019), replicated in more than 50 countries. In addition to their stage work, they have published several books, such as: Polifonías Feministas (Random House, 2022), Antología Feminista (Debate, 2021); Quemar el miedo (Planeta, 2021) translated into German (S. Fisher, 2021), Italian (Capovolte, 2022) and English (Verso, 2023) and About wild Capitalism & its patriarchal Performance in our lives (at Why Theatre? Golden Book, NTGent, 2020), among others.

In addition, they have shared their artistic and activist work through a couple of hundred instances of conversation and multiple collaborative workshops; they have participated in various festivals, museums, universities, fairs, conventions and feminist meetings in Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, the United States, Sweden, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom in on-site instances, and virtually in around twenty other countries. They have also received multiple awards including the Jaime Castillo Velasco Award from the Chilean Human Rights Commission (2020), the Design of the Year Award in the digital category (2020), The Design Museum, UK, and recognition by TIME magazine in The 2020 TIME100, TIME's list of the world's most influential people.