Peloche: “Handling digital tools allowed us designers to explore digital art, the visual and the sound”
To close the 1990 chapter of Épica, Mariángeles Zamblera talks with Wili Peloche about the local VJ scene, and about the links between design and the alternative moves of the late 90s.
Wili Peloche is an artist and designer in visual communication from the UNLP. Specialized in digital art, he participated in various exhibitions in Argentina, Brazil and the USA. He received recognition in this specialty, such as the ICI-Telefónica Award for Digital Art (2000), and is part of the permanent collection of Mamba Photography. His activity as a VJ positions him as one of the pioneers of the local scene. As a cultural manager, he programmed cycles of electronic visual arts such as Emerging City and the Panorámica festival in the Espacio Fundación Telefónica, promoted together with Martín Borini. He created EscenaLab Rojas (2016), a space for training, production and exhibition of art and technology within the Ricardo Rojas UBA Cultural Center.
Mariángeles Zamblera is a communicator, producer and cultural manager, graduated from the National University of Córdoba. She worked as communication coordinator for the Spain Córdoba Cultural Center (CCEC), directed the International Logistics area of the Buenos Aires Theater Complex and the San Martín Theater, and was a sound and digital art programmer for the Kirchner Cultural Center (CCK). He was part of the artist collective Diálogo Beat and of more than a dozen plays. She collaborated with the magazines Random and Ciudad X (La Voz del Interior), and produced radio content for Radio Universidad and Rock & Pop SRTs. Since 2013, she has been a strategic consultant for 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, through its collection and other guest files.