Lara Garcia Diaz is an artist, activist and PHD researcher at the Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts (ARIA). In 2016, and thanks to the prestigious Odysseus Grant of the Flemish Scientific Fund, she is doing research about the conditions of sustainable creative labour in different European cities. The research is executed by an interdisciplinary team directed by sociologist Pascal Gielen at  the Culture Commons Quest Office. She has published in journals such as Frame: Journal of Literary Studies (2017) or Art and Identity Politics (2018). Lara has also contributed in books such as What’s the Use (Valiz, 2016), It is the microorganisms that will have the last word (La Capella, 2018) or Exploring Commonism (Valiz, 2018).