Stacco Troncoso (Madrid, 1975), is the founder of the P2P translation collective “Guerrilla Translation”, as well as part of the development team for the P2P Foundation and editor for the P2P Foundation blog.
A writer, auto-didact musician, and professional translator since 1998, Stacco grew up in London, England, and returned to Madrid, Spain to study Fine Arts in 1992. His music, featuring guitar, effect pedals and electronic processing, has been featured in podcasts and radio programs such as The C-Realm Podcast, The Vortex with Jennifer Marie Joyce at KUSF in Exile, and The Brainmeats! Podcast.
For Guerrilla Translation, Stacco has translated texts by Naomi Klein, David Graeber, Charles Eisenstein, Douglas Rushkoff, among others. Stacco has also translated films directed by Ken Loach, Stephen Frears, Kim Ki-duk, Ian Mackenzie and Bong Joon-ho. In addition to completing two books of poetry, several of his poems are included in the Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology. (See “About” for additional information about how Stacco founded Guerilla Translation!).