Ángel René Franco Balcazar
Historian and photographer
Participates in 1 Session
Angel René Franco Balcázar is an historian (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, BUAP), specialized in industrial history and preservation of industrial heritage. He is the producer of the documentary “Nos quitaron la luz, pero no la fuerza”, a memory of the struggle of electricians workers in Necaxa, Puebla. Through his photographs, Franco Balcázar has showed us the daily testimony of the people and electricians workers of Necaxa hydroelectric power plant in Puebla, México. His research publications include articles in "Resiliencia, innovación y sostenibilidad en el Patrimonio Industrial".
Sessions in which Ángel René Franco Balcazar participates
- The reuse of industrial heritage in the hydroelectric complex of Necaxa : from the worker’s experience to the musealization UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R515
- Speaker Celina Peña Guzmán (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla) | Participant Ángel René Franco Balcazar (BUAP) |
- 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM | 20 minutes Part of: Balance and perspectives of the conservation and reuse of the industrial heritage of Latin America and the Caribbean I
- The Necaxa hydroelectric complex is an exeptional example of the need to reimagine industrial and historic spaces in modern times due to it's great...