Lucas Andino holds a double BA (Hons.) in Philosophy and Comp Lit (University of Oregon), an MA in Hispanic Cultural Studies (Columbia University), and an MRes in Political Science (FLACSO). Under the guidance of Professor Malabou, he is currently researching political plasticity—towards a PhD in PAST. His interests range from poetry to politics, plasticity, aesthetics, deconstruction, Latin American philosophy, Hegel, and Heidegger. He has published two books—Forma en que el homínido se ramifica (Quito: Ruido Blanco, 2017) and Lengua del silencio: Entre Mujica y Heidegger (Saarbrücken: EAE, 2012)—and currently works as academic advisor and lecturer at Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Sede Ecuador. His poetry is available at primitivismos.com.