Author Archives | jimena

Update on “A la Carte” work in progress

By Aaron, Maria, Jimena We have been doing some research for the last two weeks. As Aaron mentioned, we went to the Grand Army Plaza Green Market and interviewed some farmers and costumers about their values -as food growers and consumers. (Video coming soon) We have also uploaded here some audios from the interviews. This week also […]

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A La Carte: A Board-Game Project

By: Aaron, María, Jimena

With this project we want to address the information gap between large groups of ordinary people and their food. We chose this topic because in recent decades there has been a raised awareness around what we eat and how our food is produced.

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Otto von Busch on hacking design :: video

I came across this short lecture by Otto von Busch about hacking design. It’s mainly focused on fashion, but touches interesting ideas about crafts, DIY and social change… I think the metaphor of fashion may be applied to any other field of design.

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El Colegio del Cuerpo (College of the Body) in Cartagena, Colombia

By Maria and Jimena
In 1997, Colombian dancer and choreographer Alvaro Restrepo, together with French dancer Marie France Delieuvin, founded El Colegio del Cuerpo (College of the Body), a dance school for children and youth from Cartagena’s poor neighborhoods that has offered them education and opportunities through contemporary dance.

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The story of the Freedom Tower (from DemoDay)

“What you see here is a freedom tower”, said Isaac Wilder as we approached his stand at the DemoDay last Saturday. Then he began to tell a story that started when he and his friend were in college. “I’m from Detroit. And in Detroit there is many people that cannot afford Internet, and I was […]

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Karen’s Story (on OWS)

In early November, days before the police cleared the occupation, I went to the Zuccotti Park with my friends Sara and Sarah looking for a story for a sound piece. We came across Karen. This is the story of how she became an occupier. Produced by Jimena Zuluaga, Sara Loscos, Sarah Cotenoff. NYC, November 2011.

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Bio: Jimena Zuluaga

I’m originally from Bogotá (Colombia), a big, chaotic, and sometimes nice sometimes not-so-nice city. I moved to New York in August to come to the New School. And here I am! I’m interested in technology in general, and in new forms of narrative through new media in particular. I have worked as a copywriter, editor, press […]

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