ADG FAD interviewed Rocío Martinavarro about the 2nd edition of Across Borders

Categoria:
MY INTERVIEW
Tags:
Cross-cultural design, Self-initiated, Solidary
Year:
2020

On the occasion of the inauguration of the 2nd edition of Across Borders, ADG FAD interviewed the founder of Mayúscula studio and architect of the project Across Borders.

Rocío Martinavarro speaks about this collaborative project with solidarity purposes that understands design as a tool for social transformation. An international and crosscultural design project that has connected 50 recognized designers, illustrators, calligraphers or typographers from 30 different countries.

She answer questions such as where the idea came from, how to manage and to coordinate a collaborative project, why this edition has only women as principal participants, how to erase boundaries between the physical, digital and virtual world trough a Live Virtual Reality Painting that connected Soraya Syed from London, and Tatiana Halbach from Desilence from Barcelona to create a collaborative work, and about the objective of raising funds for the acquisition of Dignity Kits for refugee women in Lebanon.

You can find the full interview in ADG FAD News