Andres Arochi

 
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Andres Arochi (Mexico City, 1990) is an audiovisual self-taught and multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Mexico City. He has achieved to preform within many areas of visual media. Mainly focus on cinema and photography. His great interest in adventure and nature has led him to travel around the world.


What was your latest book discovery? What are your favorite books of all time?

Knulp and Demian from Herman Hesse are my all time favorites. Lately I’ve been into Kawabata, Murakami and other Japanese writers.

Most visited blogs, websites? : 

I don´t really use blogs other than Instagram. I usually look for movies either in Mubi or any other streaming service.

What apps do you use the most and why?

Sun Seeker - To measure the path of the sun and plan my photographs or takes.
Artemis - Great tool for any filmmaker
Light Meter - In case I’m shooting film and I forgot my light meter.

Whats currently on your playlist?

Uoon I by Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto
Al Principio, En Volcanes by Sebastián Lechuga
Moanin' by Charles Mingus
Odyssey by Rival Consoles
Charlottes Thong by Connan Mockasin
Immediate Horizon 3 by Alessandro Cortini
Locked by Four Tet
Maki by Superpitcher
Ghost by The Acid
Vli by Skee Mask

What records would you recommend to hear?

Bitches Brew by Miles Davis
Journey in Satchidananda by Alice Coltrane
Music for Airports by Brian Eno

Fresh movie finds? What films do you think everybody should watch?

Suburbia
Shop Lifters
Take Shelter
Prisoners
Snowtown
Gerry

Which artists working today do you admire most?

James Turrell and Studio Drift

What are some of your tv top tips right now?

Mindhunter

Who are you following?

My mom, Syd and Nancy.

What tools do you use in your work?

I’m a huge camera geek I own many film cameras but I mostly use an Arri Alexa and my Fuji X Pro 2.

What magazines / newspapers do you read regularly?

I like too look for birds outside my window.

What are your favorite gadgets?

I always try to travel with a film camera ( usually a Hasselblad Xpan) and my Fuji X Pro 2 that use to shoot digital stills and sometimes shoot visuals. I also like to travel with a Zoom H6 to record birds or water soundscapes.