Our most recent piece: An on-line flash exhibit for the Poetry Foundation of Chicago, which allows users to explore the history of the city through poetry. Narrated by NPR’s Scott Simon, users can either view the entire tour on-line or download the downtown audio podcasts and walking map for an in-person adventure.
This interview - article gave me the opportunity to express some thoughts about the present and future of Sourcelab so I thought to share an excerpt and rough translation of it. Original online version is here.
…He arrived in New York in the worst time, September 2001. “After the 11th, the city felt like it was in a hibernation process and months went by before I could actually celebrate my arrival”. Nevertheless he got acquainted in the design and technology graduate program at Parsons School of Design, where he excelled and was featured among the 10 best graduates of his class.
The difficult part came after. After some time freelancing for AOL, Deutsche Interactive and Imaginary Forces among others, he realized that he needed more involvement in projects. “I wanted to lead my own projects and be involved with clients in greater creative challenges”, he remembers. In 2005 he formed Sourcelab (http://sourcelab.us) with Juan Sanabria, a partner he met at Parsons. They both were interested in museums, the arts and education and the non-for-profit world. “In this niche there is the opportunity to be a bridge between the science world and the arts from the design perspective, and not only on paper but also in multiple media and environmental installations”
His objective is to position Sourcelab among the best design studios in New York and collaborate with the most innovative entities in the field of art and technology. “I am interested in long life learning and being able to respond in an exceptional manner to problems of communicating knowledge in ever more effective and engaging ways”