Friday, December 22, 2017

How We Work Animation for Center for Popular Democracy

"This incredible animation showcases the ways in with the Center for Popular Democracy builds power to strengthen our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda." — Center for Popular Democracy

Animation, sound design and music editing by Isabelle Duverger (Laia Cabrera & Co.)

Trailer of Deutsches Haus' 40th anniversary Installation

Video Projection Mapping, Videoart and Animation by Laia Cabrera & Isabelle Duverger
Deutsches Haus at NYU - 42 Washington Mews (corner of University Place), Greenwich Village, New York, NY

"Close-up: María Dolores Jiménez-Blanco" Video for KJCC at NYU

María Dolores Jiménez-Blanco is the King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization for Fall 2017. Jiménez-Blanco is a distinguished Spanish art historian, whose main field of interest is the relationship between art and politics in 20th century Spain. Since 1995 she has been a faculty member of the Department of Art History III (Contemporary) of the Complutense University of Madrid, and from 2002 to 2006 she taught at the Departament d’Humanitats of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona.

Video produced by Laia Cabrera & Co. - Laia Cabrera & Isabelle Duverger

Else & Henry at Espacio Inestable, Valencia, Spain - September 2017

A Play Directed by Puy Navarro
Assistant direction: Nick Rogers
Cast: Victoria Salvador, Pep Ricart, Ester Martínez, Paco Trenzano, Bautista Duarte, Leo de Bari
Music:Sergio martínez (Percusión), Alexei León (Vientos)
Costumes: Alex Vinash
Light Design: Pelegrí Duart
Visuals and Projection Design: Laia Cabrera e Isabelle Duverger
Stage Design: Ferrán Navarro
Music Composition: Alexei León y Sergio Martinez

A play about the love between two people that goes beyond the boundaries of life.
"ELSE and HENRY" received the "Nuestras Voces" award by the MetLife Foundation, a US national writers competition. And now I have the great opportunity to DIRECT it in Valencia, Spain.

September 7-11, 2017
Espacio Inestable - Calle de Aparisi y Guijarro, 7 – Valencia

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Projection Mapping on Deusches Haus at NYU for St. Jordi Festival, New York

Projection Mapping, Videoart and Animations by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger (Laia Cabrera & Co.)
April 21st, 2016 - Washington Mews, New York City

"Video projection mappings by award-winning artists Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger (Laia Cabrera & Co.) will transform the façade of Deutsches Haus with an installation in which architecture, drawn illustrations, animations and movement come together in a visual celebration of literature and the legend of Sant Jordi in the heart of Greenwich Village." — St Jordi in New York Festival

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Gif by Laia Cabrera & Co.

"As part of the world-renowned Catalan festival “St. Jordi in New York: Dragons & Books & Roses”, visual artists Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger (Laia Cabrera & Co.), will emblazon the NYU building of Deutsches Haus at NYU with flying dragons, dancing roses, and books, on Friday, April 21st, at dusk (around 8 p.m.).
Deutsches Haus at NYU has joined “St. Jordi in New York: Dragons &Books & Roses” by co-presenting two literary events and turning its building into a canvas for the imagination of Cabrera and Duverger, exploring new ways of using space and the visual imaginary as a tool for storytelling and audience connection.
Video projections by award-winning artists Laia Cabrera & Co. will transform the walls of Deutsches Haus at NYU with a visual evocation of literature and legend in the heart of Greenwich Village. Laia Cabrera & Co’s work has been awarded and featured internationally in landmarks like the Tempietto di Bramante in Rome, the historic Georgetown Canal in Washington, D.C., St. John the Divine Cathedral, Times Square, and the White Box Art Gallery in New York.
LAIA CABRERA & CO. is a team of filmmakers, animators, and visual artists based in New York, co-founded by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger.
This spectacular show will close the April 21st event at the neighboring Maison Française, “Abdellatif Laâbi’s Poems of Love and Struggle,” with translator Donald Nicholson-Smith and scholar Robyn Creswell discussing the new collection “In Praise of Defeat,” published by Archipelago Books." — Deutsches Haus at NYU

Pictures by John Harris

The St. Jordi in New York festival is organized by The Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture in the U.S. and the Catalan Institute of America, two non-profit organizations with the shared goal of establishing cultural bridges between Catalonia and America. The program has been designed to highlight the importance of translation and world literature, and has the support of New York City bookstores, libraries, and cultural institutions, including McNally Jackson, Bluestockings, Housing Works, Shakespeare & Co., Rizzoli, Logos, the New York Public Library, the Queens Public Library, PEN America, the Sugar Hill Storytelling Museum, El Born restaurant, KGB Red Room, Archipelago Books, Penguin Random House, the Maison Française and Deutsches Haus of NYU.

Support for the St. Jordi in New York Festival has been provided by Diplocat, the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia, with additional support from the Institut Ramon Llull. Support for the video mapping has been provided by Catalan businesses with subsidiaries in the U.S.: Alsina Formwork Engineering and Giro Pack, Inc.

Monday, January 30, 2017

World Pride Madrid 2017 Reception - White Box Gallery, SoHo, NYC

Triptych Projection Mapping and Videoart by Laia Cabrera & Co. (Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger)
December 6th, 2016 - White Box Gallery, SoHo, New York City, NY

Juan Carlos Alonso, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of WorldPride2017 participated with Sue Doster, Co-Chair of InterPride - International Association of LGBTI Pride Organizers and Alan Reiff, Co-Chair of InterPride's Worldpride Committee at the media presentation held in New York by the City of Madrid and the Community of Madrid. Event organized by SpainFresh, Locamente and Media Consulta International.

Video Mapping for DHC - NYEC, New World Stages Theater, NYC

Video design, Animation and Mapping for DHC 2016
Mosaic Wall and Glow Wall Projections and Light Design
December 6-7, 2016 - New World Stages Theater, New York, NY

Projection design for "Natyashastra", KleinLife Center, Philadelphia, PA

"Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World"
JCC Auditorium at the KleinLife Center, Philadelphia, PA - October 30th, 2016

The world's oldest stagecraft takes the stage in this vibrant performance of traditional Indian music and dance from Three Aksha, a group dedicated to preserving and promoting Indian culture. Natyashastra is the oldest surviving text on dance and music in the world and a project of this caliber is a first of its kind to the community in Philadelphia. Experience the artistic direction of Viji Rao, whom the Philadelphia Inquirer has called a "theatrical visionary" along with choreography by Kiran Subramanyam, music by Praveen D Rao and video mapping by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger.

artistic direction by Viji Rao
music by Praveen D Rao / choreography by Kiran Subramanyam
video projection design by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger (Laia Cabrera & Co)

The performance was made possible thanks to the support of National Endowment for the Arts, the Knight Foundation, the Leeway Foundation and Three Aksha.

Visual Concert - Performance with Cristina Morrison at Nublu, Dec 2016 - NYC

7th Annual Nublu Jazz Festival
151 Avenue C. - New York, NY, 10009 - December 5th, 2016, 8:30pm
Cristina Morrison - lyrics & vocals / Misha Piatigorsky: music & piano / Sam Minaie: bass / Alex Kautz: drums
Visuals by Laia Cabrera & Isabelle Duverger

Cristina Morrison – BARONESA
15th Independent Music Awards Nominee for Best Vocal Jazz Album and Best Vocal Jazz Song. "The Sky is in your eyes" USA Songwriting Competition finalist for "Princesa Baronesa"