Day 2

June 26, 2013

INNOVATION / Reading Images Series

San Pedro de Macoris

Pinewood Indomina Studios



Specific cultures, landscapes and territories carry intrinsic spaces of innovation. To innovate is to see a potentiality where someone else saw nothing. What is there yet to be found in the Dominican Republic?


Participating Experts

Laura Amelia Guzmán (local film director)

Israel Cárdenas (local film director)

Christy Cheng (NY architect)

Dominic Leong & Chris Leong (NY architects)

Juan Mubarak (local architect and developer)

Juan Rufino Castillo (local architect)

Leticia Tonos (local film director)


Moderated by Eva Franch i Gilabert (NY/BCN curator and architect)


Reading Images Series i s an image based event that invites specific individuals to closely look into images regarding a specific site or theme and develop and constructs arguments, narratives and observations that produce incisive readings of form, politics, gaze and representation.


Storefront IS DR / Reading Images Series: Innovation from Storefront for Art&Architecture on Vimeo.

About Storefront International Series

Storefront International Series (Storefront IS) is a nomadic project that takes the Storefront Series to different cities and territories around the globe. Establishing a transversal format of inquiry, Storefront International Series works with local individuals and institutions to identify relevant topics and address the most pressing challenges by providing alternative frameworks of discussion. With a mix of local and global experts from the fields of art, architecture, literature, politics, real state, anthropology, economics, technology and science and citizens at large, the Storefront International Series aims to articulate local desires within global understandings. 


Benefactor Sponsor


Lead sponsorship of Storefront IS is provided by Vectorworks.




About Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. 
Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nemetschek Group and has been developing software since 1985. The Vectorworks line of software products provides professional design solutions for more than 450,000 designers in the AEC, entertainment and landscape design industries. With a tradition of designing flexible, versatile, intuitive and affordable CAD and BIM solutions, NemetschekVectorworks continues to be a global leader in 3D design technologies. For more information, visit .



Storefront IS Dominican Republic Sponsors

Support for the Storefront IS DR was provided by BME Eventos, CBS Developments, Estudio Caribe, LAD, La Alpargatería, Miliú, Parada 77, Pinewood Indomina Studios,  Agua Planeta Azul,  and   UNPHU (Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña). 




For information on sponsorship of Storefront IS, please contact Kara Meyer, Director of External Relations at