Viaje al Hilo/Journey Through the Thread

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Oct 13 2016 - Jan 13 2017

Viaje Al Hilo is a collection of 7 carpets designed by Marisol Centeno of Bi Yuu and co-curated by Ana Maria Sanchez. [....] These contemporary works of art are created by hand, in Mexico, in the traditional weaving style of the native Oaxacan people. The pieces are given their beautiful designs using natural dyes: Cochineal, Indigo, Marush, Walnut, Pericón, and Pomegranate. Visitors of the exhibit will experience the traditional dyes and wool in their raw form and learn about the pedal loom used to create these beautiful masterpieces. 

“An appreciation of the complex fusion of traditional textile principles with everyday contemporary life, revealed through the recreation of atmosphere, landscapes, environments, and materials.”

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.

  • Fiber Arts
  • Latin American
  • Contemporary
  • Marisol Centeno
  • and others

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