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Amengual: "The arrival of IKA to Córdoba had a great impact on society and on the training of a generation of young artists of enormous talent"

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In this interview, we spoke with Lorenzo Amengual about the articulation of graphic and industrial design with the metalworking companies established in Córdoba, as well as his vision of design in the 60s.

Lorenzo “Lolo” Amengual (Córdoba, 1939) is an architect, draftsman and engraver. He worked as a graphic designer in editorials, for advertising agencies and at IKA, where he developed numerous covers for Gacetika magazine, noted for their artistic and graphic quality. He edited “Alejandro Sirio. The Forgotten Illustrator ”(2007), where he compiled the production of the cartoonist, a book that accompanied the exhibition“ The Arts of Alejandro Sirio ”at the National Museum of Fine Arts. In 2012 he received the Diploma of Merit awarded by Konex in the Engraving category.

He is interviewed by Diego Gómez Acuña (Chaco, 1990), a member of the IDA Foundation's Production Department, and in charge of executing and coordinating the internal activities of the institution. He has technical training and works in the production of cultural events. He has independently specialized in file processing and physical asset management.

#Epic: Feats of Argentine Design is a multi-format curatorial program that reviews a century of history, through the collection of Fundación IDA and other archives.

 

Lolo Amengual