Illustration, Visual arts and Graphic Narrative

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Are We Really Aware of The Narrative Art Form For The Digital Age?

My conviction about the creative practice is that the illustration has the potential to expand the limits of the visual communication, because as a discipline, links arts, design and technology, forcing our creative practice to the forefront of innovation. That means that we have to make constant breakthroughs and progress in the results of our […]

WHY (R) EVOLUTION? (3)

WHY (R) EVOLUTION? Inertia and momentum in the boundaries of contemporary illustration. Therefore Illustration during the last centuries and even faster today, had faced technological, cultural and economic crises in the past, and I know also that it survived: not only survived but eventually expanded (16). As result of this quick progression in the last 10 years, illustration […]

WHY (R) EVOLUTION? (2)

WHY (R) EVOLUTION? Inertia and momentum in the boundaries of contemporary illustration. In addition to this increasing momentum of artistic creativity, the concept of the comic book was finally changing and being redefined. While it is true that the definition of Graphic Novel was coined in the decade of the 60s, it was works like […]

WHY (R) EVOLUTION? (1)

WHY (R) EVOLUTION? Inertia and momentum in the boundaries of contemporary illustration. The concept of evolution which is normally applied to biology to explain the constant change of species to adapt to the environment, can also be applied to areas of investigation not related to biology and is defined as a process of continuous change […]

Social Therapy and Digital Reconciliation.

Social Therapy and Digital Reconciliation. Creating original content for a young audience, presenting the ethical dimension of the military coup in Chile, using interactive narrative for educational and social-therapeutic purposes. Storytelling has been evolving into an interactive graphic narrative, creating an immersive and complete experience and using illustration as the structure to construct this new […]

HOW MY RESEARCH INFORMS MY TEACHING PRACTICE.

My research focuses on the evolution of illustration, and how creators are connecting with audiences  in this digital  age. Fundamentally, illustration is visual communication. However, in a contemporary context, the parameters of this visual communication are always changing. This continual change is what informs  my teaching.  “Illustration influences the way we are informed and schooled, what […]

04 Ilustracion Presente y contexto

La ilustración así como el arte en general ha enfrentado en los últimos siglos crisis económicas, culturales y tecnológicas. Sin embargo esta tasa de cambios se ha llevado a ritmo mucho más rápido de la cual la práctica de la ilustración no solo sobrevivió sino que expandió su ejercicio (1). Como resultado de una rápida […]

03 Ilustracion, Historia y contexto

Los lineamientos que llevaron a la separación de las disciplinas de las bellas artes y la ilustración han marcado a los ilustradores desde entonces, obligándoles a seguir un sendero de constante cambio y adaptación. Algunos autores sostienen que esta separación comenzó en la forma de la paga o salario que los artistas recibían (1). Sin […]

02 Ilustracion, Historia y contexto

Quizás una de las primeras cuestiones que los ilustradores deben lidiar, es la recurrente pregunta de cuál es la función del ilustrador, o en simples términos cuál es su campo de ocupación. si bien la gran mayoría de la población entiende que se relaciona con el diseño gráfico o lo entiende como una rama comercial […]

01 Ilustracion y marco teorico

En términos culturales hasta la década del 70 Chile tuvo un gravitante rol en Sudamérica, específicamente desde la perspectiva de las artes visuales, la ilustración y  la narrativa grafica donde fueron un polo de atracción y desarrollado dentro del continente. Aun cuando existe un pasado reciente que no permitió grandes avances, poco a poco Chile […]