JUAN CAMILO GONZÁLEZ
Independent animator working at the intersection
between traditional cartoon and web technologies
emerging He studied in the undergraduate of visual arts
at the Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, master's degree in
animation at the University of Southern California in
United States and PhD in Nanyang Technological
University in Singapore.
His work is divided between the production of artistic animation, creative programming, academic research and initiatives in curatorship. He is currently a professor at the Faculty of Arts of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, he is also co-director of the Moebius Animación group dedicated to the dissemination and research of Latin American animation.
VISUALIZATION OF DATA WITH ANIMATION
Juan Camilo González teaches
From Wednesday, November 29 to Friday, December 1
10:00 - 14:00 hours
Free entry with previous registration
How can the latest web technologies be used to represent sociopolitical realities in animation and what are the ethical implications of doing so?
In collaboration between ANIMASIVO and LABORATORIO PARA LA CIUDAD, the Colombian animator Juan Camilo González will offer a theoretical-practical workshop on the visualization of data with animation in which the participants will carry out a pilot project that will show the possibilities of using animation as a tool for social change.
In the workshop, participants will learn about the tools that can transform statistical data on social issues into interactive visualizations and web animations, using AMNISTÍA INTERNACIONAL databases and ARTICLE 19, which will refer to violence against women and murders of journalists in Mexico City, respectively.
This prototype will allow the following year to replicate the model having a greater scope when generating new visualizations by implementing various databases and which will allow specific comparisons on certain cases of social interest in different areas of the country. Thus, in September 2018 we have confirmed a workshop by Juan Camilo González in Tijuana in collaboration with the Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) and the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) Tijuana.
The visualizations resulting from the workshop will be hosted both on the ANIMASIVO website www.animasivo.net, and on the workshop website