García: "In Argentina, the pop movement (or lunfardo pop) works on self-fiction"
In the framework of the 1960 chapter of Épica, Mariel Szlifman talks with Fernando García about the pop movement of the 60s, the impact of ITDT on the cultural scene and the relationship with graphic and industrial design.
Fernando García is a journalist and cultural critic, with a master's degree in Argentine and Latin American Art History from IDAES-UNSAM. He worked for different graphic media such as Clarín (1994-2012), La Nación (since 2017) and El País (since 2007) and on radio (Metro y Cultura). He was a music and cultural extension programmer at Malba, and currently at the Kirchner Cultural Center. He has given seminars and conferences at institutions and universities throughout the country. He published books such as "The Eyes, Life and Passion of Antonio Berni" (2005), "Conversations with León Ferrari" (2008), "Marta Minujín: The Psychedelic Years" (2015) and, recently, "El Di Tella: Intimate History of a cultural phenomenon ”(2021).
Mariel Szlifman is a Master in Communication Design and Graphic Designer from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism (UBA). Researcher in design, art and media, she is an adjunct professor at the La Ferla Chair in the Graphic Design Career (FADU, UBA) and a teacher in the Design Career at UdeSA. He has curated art exhibitions at Galería Gachi Prieto (2020), CMD (2018) and Salas de Arte FADU (2018). He compiled and edited “The new art of designing books” (Wolkowicz Editores, 2018); He has written in various specialized magazines in Argentina, Brazil and Colombia. Since 2021, it has developed the contents for the institutional communication of the IDA Foundation.
#Epic: Feats of Argentine Design is the multi-format curatorial program with which IDA proposes to review a century of Argentine design history, from 1920 to 2020, through its collection and other guest files.