Documental: Polymarchs: La Máxima Autoridad Disco

Polymarchs: Maximum Disco Authority from El Proyecto Sonidero on Vimeo.

A short documentary about Polymarchs, an icon in the legendary High- Energy musical movement that took place in Mexico during the 80s and 90s and is still present to this day. Using original photographs and original music from the acclaimed Sound System, this mini-doc narrates through the voices of Jaime Ruelas and José Luis Lugo, the story of the graphic elements that helped create the identity of this movement, alongside its coordinated dances and mixture of electronic and dance music.

A video by Livia Radwanski.
Featuring: José Luis Lugo and Jaime Ruelas
Production: Mariana Delgado and Marco Ramírez
Photos/ Posters/ Illustrations: Courtesy of José Luis Lugo.

This video is part of the “Proyecto de Gráfica Sonidera” ( Sound-system’s graphics project) and was exhibited in the Spanish Cultural Center in Mexico City in May 2013. The project was made possible thanks to with the support from FONCA, CONACULTA, Centro Cultural de España and Fundación Alumnos 47.

This film was also part of the exhibition “Piratbyrån and Friends”, curated by Rachel Falconer and Furtherfield, in London, England.

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