IMPA - the cultural factory in Buenos Aires

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IMPA is a historical aluminum factory in Buenos Aires, recovered, that is occupied, by the workers in 1998. Years of struggle to restore the economic balance and resistance against numerous attempts by the police to throw them out, has finally lead to the legal allocation of the production management to the factory workers today united in a cooperative..Despite the huge economical challange, the workers of IMPA have managed to create a cultural centre of great importance for the neighbourhood, Almagro, including free high school and workers university, a health center and a variety of daily cultural activities like theater, music, dance and writing workshops.