Goodbye Salcedo (1959-2020)

Posted on lun 08 junio 2020 in blog • 1 min read

Woe is hard to dismiss this time. Gerardo Salcedo was Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara director, film studies professor, cine club militant, magnificent conversator, great movigoer and perpetum mobile critique and mainly, that kind of man that turns into a very good friend without actually being nearby. He played an important role in the careers of many including me. He was corresponsable of throttling me to perform in an Ensemble at a film archive for the first time in my life. (Complet article not available in English)

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Film concert: El puño de hierro (México, 1927), premiering my live solo piano music

Posted on mar 25 febrero 2020 in blog • Tagged with event, film concert, mexican film, silent film, news • 2 min read

In 2017, Ensamble Cine Mudo Mudo Cinema Ensemble arranged and premiered an improvised score, for the digital restoration of that 1927 Mexican film jewel of gangster vs. charros and much more, filmed in Orizaba. Filmoteca UNAM and AMACC commissioned us a trio version premiered live. The Seminario de Cultura Mexicana has asked me to play a piano reduction of the same work. So, do we have a meeting in Polanco this Wednesday?

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Spanish translation of Made with Creative Commons! Our CC Chapter presentation at FIL Mineria

Posted on lun 24 febrero 2020 in blog • Tagged with Creative Commons, Creative Commons Mexico, book, event, presentation • 1 min read

Published in 2016, the book Made with Creative Commons by English speakers Paul Stacey and Sarah Hinchliff Pearson presented a set of success stories in the use of these famous permissive licenses. A coordinated effort leaded by Gunnar Wolf, Creative Commons Mexico Chapter and the fabulous National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), we just presented an Spanish version of the book today.

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