Taller de Materiales y Construccion
TaMaCo (Taller de Materiales y Construcción), one of the modules of cheLA, is a 160m2 workshop dedicated to experimentation in art, design and architecture. Its equipment is not only composedby traditional design and fabrication tools (woodwork, metalwork), but also by digital fabrication machines such as 3D printers , a laser cutter, and a CNC mill. Its cultural proposal includes lectures, workshops, and a residences program for national and international artists. Since its outset, TaMaCo collaborate closely with several cultural and educational institutions, such as UBA (University of Buenos Aires), CCSM (Centro Cultural San Martin), ArteBa, Fundacion Telefonica. From 2015 to 2018, the project has raised about 250 USD in fundings through the program “Mecenazgo Cultural” established by the Ministry of Culture of the city of Buenos Aires, and received the sponsorship of different companies such as Bosh and Trotec. Formosa (Francesco Milano and Karen Antorveza) set up the directed the laboratory from 2014 to 2018.
credits: Fabian Wagmister, Dara Gelof, Santiago Nuñez Villamil, Diana Zorzoli, Ramiro Iturrioz, Federico, Carlos Leiva y family, Juan Pablo Margenat, Carlos Zábala, Camila Narbaitz Sarsur, Guillaume Jami, Paula Gonzalez, Nicolas Vischi, Gabriel Fortunato, Paula Herrera, Marina Pla, Melina Scioli, Marina Pia Fatta, cheLa.