Mud Frontier: Architecture at the Borderlands | An Evening with the Filmmakers
WATCH THE TRAILER
On his ancestral land in southern Colorado, designer Ronald Rael along with his partner Virginia San Fratello, 3D-print monumental structures in mud, pushing the limits of technology and materials, while uncovering a dark history along the way.
View the trailer: https://vimeo.com/585858659
WATCH THE FILM ON NOVEMBER 17
Mud Frontier: Architecture at the Borderlands is a feature-length documentary about Studio Rael San Fratello’s work to connect contemporary technology with the legacy of pottery making and adobe architecture in the southwest United States. On his ancestral land in southern Colorado, designer Ronald Rael along with his partner Virginia San Fratello 3D-print monumental structures out of mud, pushing the limits of technology and materials, while uncovering a dark history along the way.
The 60-minute film will be made available to the public to watch free of charge during its premiere Nov. 17 at the Architecture and Design Film Festival (adfilmfest.com/). Please note, a separate registration is required to view the film: https://watch.eventive.org/adffonline2021/play/6172fa9ceb3e18004528d10d?m=1
JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Join director Chris J. Gauthier, associate curator of Latino design Christina L. De León, along with Studio Rael San Fratello founders Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello for a virtual conversation about the film. A live Q & A will follow.
Nov 17 @ 8pm ET | Register for free at:
The documentary film was produced with support from the Latino Initiative Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.