Young Guns 19 Jury

Francisco Lopez

Design Director

Vice Media Group

New York, United States

Francisco Lopez is an artist, designer and filmmaker living in Brooklyn. He grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and in 1995, he moved to Boston where he graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, in 1999. Soon after, he was a jury member at the Trieste Film Festival (2001--2004). In 2004 he founded the Internationally Renown and multidisciplinary creative studio Mogollon in New York City.

He has produced and exhibit work for renown institutions and personalities such as PS1 MOMA, The Drawing Center, Centre Pompidou, Ferran Adria, ElBulli Foundation, Madonna, Alicia Keys, MAD Museum, Diesel Denim Gallery in Tokyo, Nike, Katy Perry, New Balance, The Standard Hotel, PBS, BBC, TNT, TBS, VH1, VICE, National Sawdust, Metropolitan Opera, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Phillip Glass, American Ballet Theater, The Wooster Group among others.

In 2017, Francisco was invited by MINI A/D/O to be part of a small, selected group of seven architects, designers and artists to explore new possibilities in products, objects, and fabrication. A design collective where physical prototyping, interdisciplinary experimentation, and community collaboration intersect.

He's currently a Design Director at VICE and working on his own art projects. He's also an ongoing resident DJ and contributor at The Lot Radio.

 

 

 

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