DOK Exchange XR 2022
Pueblo Santo: A Cumbia Trip
(VR 6DoF, Interactive musical storytelling)
“Pueblo Santo: A Cumbia Trip” is an interactive musical experience for VR, where interactors are challenged to explore the town of Pueblo Santo, comprehend its violent past, and restore life by playing Cumbia music.
Cumbia music, historical memory, peace and reparation, folklore, myths and legends
Colombian artist and scholar. She holds a dual PhD degree in Digital Humanities from the University of Genoa and in Communication from Universidad del Norte. Member of the Association for Research in Digital Interactive Narratives (ARDIN), and the COST Action Interactive Digital Narratives Design for Complexity Representations. Artist-in-residence 2021 at Schloss Solitude Akademie. Screenwriter and editor of the documentary “Nijolė” premiered at DOK Leipzig 2018.
Colombian singer, composer and performer of the gaita (traditional Colombian flute). Graduated in Music from the Universidad del Atlántico (2009), and aspiring specialist in Arts and Culture Management from the Javeriana Pontifical University. The debut album of his group Gaiteros de Pueblo Santo, “Historias Cantadas”, was nominated for the Latin Grammy 2021 in the category of Best Folkloric album.
Colombian film and media producer with a degree in communications and an MBA from Esade Business School. Laura has worked in the development, fundraising, execution and distribution of film projects, cultural events and content strategies for startups as well as wide-broadcast commercial television.