Migration, culture and cloth

In June 12th 2019 I attended the opening to the exhibition “Pertenencias” in Buenos Aires Argentina. I was honored to be invited to exhibit a textile piece which was created within the Traveling Sewing Box Project during 2018 in partnership with ALAC as part of the amazing collection of textile pieces which were exhibited in the Museo Jose Hernandez. Pertenencias […]

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Natural dyeing. The process behind the label

    Viahera stands for fairly made, fairly sourced and above all ethically produced accessories.The process is the base foundation of Viahera’s products and naturally dyed plant fibres are used to create beautiful accessories like scarves and bags. In her own words, designer Jeanny Buan explains the process and here is what she says: The process starts with harvesting the […]

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Weaving social links

A lot has been said about the eco – friendly fashion movement and its efforts and strategies to put an end to practices that harm the environment. However, we are not talking enough about the communities who were once affected by this global over industrialized world and we are definitely not doing enough to re build them. Weaving social links […]

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Mapuche weaving, warping lives.

A recount of my personal experience in Mapuche weaving during some very cold days of July 2017 in Buenos Aires. Part of my fascination with Mapuche weaving is engrained in its inherent complexity both in the finished product and in its process. I have always admired Mapuche textiles mainly through its cultural significance but I never had a good understanding […]

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