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Simona Levi

Name: Simona Levi
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City: Barcelona
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Educational and other qualifications: Theatre director and activist
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Languages spoken: Spanish, Catalan, French, English, Italian
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Organisation: Xnet
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In the organization since: Founder since 2008
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Present position: Head of strategy and comunication 
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Professional/organisational highlight: 
Simona Levi is a theatre director, playwright, technopolitical strategist, cultural manager and curator, multidisciplinary artist and professor who, as an activist, has focused in recent years on free culture, digital democracy and the strategic use of digital tools for organisation, technopolitical communication, collective action, the struggle against state corruption, and for the renovation of democracy.
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Founder of projects like Xnet and 15MpaRato, which led to the trial of the chief executives of Bankia - ranked as the fifth bank in Spain - Levi organises platforms in order to bring corruption to light and to unmask those who are politically responsible for the economic injustices in Spain and Europe.
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Levi is a prominent participant in the 15-M (anti-austerity) movement in Barcelona.
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Simona Levi is co-author of several books, notable amongst which is Tecnopolítica, internet y r-evoluciones (Technopolitics, the Internet and R-evolutions) about the key role of digital networks in #15M, and she has edited Cultura libre digital – Nociones básicas para defender lo que es de todxs (Free Digital Culture: Basic Notions for Defending What Belongs to Everyone). Both these books were published in 2012 by Icaria.
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Since 2017 she has designed and directed the Pompeu Fabra University’s master’s degree programme “CIVIL RIGHTS, TECHNOPOLITICS AND DIGITAL CULTURE: Common Goods, Democracy and Communication in the Information Age”. 
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Favourite book: “Q”, Luther Blissett
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Favourite film: Serie “Brain dead”
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Favourite sport/hobby: Tango dancer
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Remarks on what I’m hoping to leave this event with: Organize groups for direct non-violent actions on the Parlentarian and judicial level. End up with Podemos mythology
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