Shortlisted for the Cannes Young Directors Award (June, 2012)

A short documentary in collaboration with the Latin American NGO, Un Techo para mi Pais and its Innovation Center. The film follows the Designmatters Safe Agua Peru project, in which Art Center students co-created innovative design solutions to overcome water poverty with families living in Cerro Verde, a 30,000-person slum [asentamientos] perched on the hillsides surrounding Lima, Peru.

Director - Erik Anderson - andersonerik.com
Editor - Jorge Sandoval
Sound Design - Ben Lazarus
Music Supervisor - Sean Fernald

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN

Educational Leadership
David Mocarski, Chair

Environmental Design
[Host Department]

Product Design
Karen Hofmann, Chair

designmatters Department
Mariana Amatullo, Vice President
Elisa Ruffino, Director

Faculty
Daniel Gottlieb
Penny Herscovitch
Liliana Becerra
Julka Almquist

Teaching Assistants
K.C. Cho
Tracy Dennis (USC Marshall School of Business)

Students
Kimberly Chow, Product Design
Alex Robert Cabunoc, Product Design
Bianca Fuchs, Graphic Design
Viirj Kan, Environmental Design
Thomas Kong, Product Design
Cora Neil, Environmental Design
Mariana Prieto, Product Design
Carlos Vides, Environmental Design
Seth M. Weissman, Product Design
Alexandra Yee, Environmental Design
Ji A You, Environmental Design

Un Techo para Mi Pais

Peru:
Jacqueline Hernandez
Elizabeth Rosas
Micaela Wensjoe

Centro de Innovacion, Chile:
Julián Ugarte
Andrés Iriondo
Askan Straume
Mario Orellana Gómez
Daniela Jara
Laura Lattanzi

Families of the
Asentamiento Cerro Verde
Luz Ramos + family Sandoval
Karina Barreto + family Quispe
Cristina Cordova Atahui + family Motta
Elsa Dominguez + family Almerco
Rosa Vásquez + family Jordán
Ana Echeverria + family Cardenas
Blanca Carrera + family Rodríguez

Special Thanks to:

“Atlas Song”
Written by Jon Thor Birgisson
And Alex Kendall Somers
Performed by Jonsi & Alex
Courtesy of Beggars Group
By Arrangement with
Universal Music Publishing

“Happiness”
Written by Jon Thor Birgisson
And Alex Kendall Somers
Performed by Jonsi & Alex
Courtesy of Beggars Group
By Arrangement with
Universal Music Publishing

“Leaves In The River”
Written by Alex Brown Church
Performed by Sea Wolf
Courtesy of Hidden Track Music
By Arrangement with
Dangerbird Records
And Reach Music

“Royksopp Forever”
Written by Torbjorn Brundtland & Svein Berge
Performed by Royksopp
Courtesy of Astralwerks
By Arrangement with DEF Ltd.

©2012 designmatters
Art Center College of Design.

For more information please visit the Safe Agua Peru project page.
designmattersatartcenter.org/proj/safeaguaperu/

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