Quinteros/Blanche, 2021

Pilar and Patricio were our guests in the spring of 2021.

Patricio Blanche (1990 in Coyhaique, Chilean Patagonia) After finishing school he moved to Buenos Aires for four years and studied Art Direction and Writing for advertising. He moved to Santiago, Chile and studied film at Arcos Film School. In 2018 he premiered the fictional short film Ver de Lejos in SANFIC and FICValdivia. Won best short film at FECIPA and FAB. Premiered the fictional short film Hijita de Papá at the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana in Cuba. The 2019 premiere of the fiction short film Las Huichas in Latin American competition at the Valdivia International Film Festival.

Pilar Quinteros was born in Santiago, Chile, 1988, but lives her entire childhood in Puerto Montt, southern Chile. Lives and works in different places. Studied Art at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. In her work she combines drawing, volume, performance and video, all ways that allow her to investigate themes related to history in specific contexts and their transformations. Since 2010 she has crossed her individual practice with collective work. Finalist for the Future Generation Art Prize (2014) and presented her work at events such as the 32nd São Paulo Biennial-Incerteza Viva (2016) and 34th MDQ Film Fest (2019, Mar del Plata, Argentina).

Pilar and Patricio met in Coyhaique, Chile at the beginning of 2020 filming Patagonian Orchids and continued working together on different projects such as August is from the Cats (Chile), The Missing Fly of Dreispitz (Switzerland and Chile) and The Flugelhorn and the Suede Shoe (Spain). They work as an art collective under the name LA CUMBIA MAPACHE (Cumbia Racoon).

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