Paloma Bugedo Caroca
University of Melbourne
Paloma is a visual creative, originally from between the Andes Mountain range and the Pacific Ocean, with an educational background in Architecture and Fine Arts. She is also a cycling advocate and linked her research from the Master of Urban Planning to her local environment through her role as committee member at The Bike Shed in CERES. In the past, she has worked in community organizations, government, academia, and NGOs in relation to sustainable mobility, participatory design processes, and tactical urbanism, and has worked with diverse teams of collaborators in Chile, Argentina, Guatemala, Honduras, and Australia. As part of the first cohort of the Wattle Fellowship, she is interested in activating urban spaces and engaging with communities through creative art practices and storytelling.