Dr. Alderete

jorgealderete.com

Pop illustrator, who uses trash culture, 50s science fiction films, wrestling and surf music imagery in his psychotronic illustrations, animations and comics. He graduated from the School of Fine Arts in the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, as a Designer in Visual Communication.

As an independent animator, he has worked for MTV, Nickelodeon, Fox Channel, Once TV, etc. He is the co-owner of the independent record label Isotonic Records, specialized in instrumental rock. He has designed around 80 albums for bands from Argentina (Los Fabulosos Cadillacs), México (Acapulco Lost, Twin Tones, explosives, etc), USA (Los Straitjackets) Spain, Finland, Greece, Peru, Italy, France , among others. In 2006 he open Kong, the first design store and gallery in Mexico. From 2006 to 2010 he was the curator of the Terraza space in the Cultural Center of Spain in México. In 2007, with Andrés Amaya, he forms Plan B, the first Urban vinyl toy production company in Mexico. In 2008 he published his book "I am a nobody" with the French publisher Black Cat Bones celebrating its first 10 years in México City. In 2009 he joins up with Clarisa Moura to open Vertigo Gallery, with exhibits focused in design and Illustration.

From 2010 is General Editor for the London based publisher Korero Books, where he publish The Day of The Dead (2010) and Mexican Graphics (2012).