Workshop of pompoms and tzotzil embroidery of San Juan Chamula
Juan López Santiz teaches, tzotzil artisan
AIMED AT DESIGNERS, ILLUSTRATORS, ARTISTS, STUDENTS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC INTERESTED IN MEXICAN CULTURE AND TRADITION (recommended for over 15s).
Make your own cushion applying the traditional techniques of San Juan Chamula, Chiapas.
Juana López, Tzotzil artisan, will teach you the meaning of the symbols and motifs that are used in the textiles of this community for 2,000 years and that have been inherited for generations, you can also experience the different materials and techniques used to give life to his clothing.
The textiles of San Juan Chamula are a reflection of the dreams and thoughts of the inhabitants, all the women of this community know how to weave, spin the wool of sheep, weave in waist loom, embroider and brocade when making a garment and apply pompons that reflect his interaction with nature and his worldview.
1: Tradition of San Juan Chamula: materials and techniques
Stage 2: Design composition: selection of techniques and materials.
Stage 3: Experimentation, application of the technique and results.
March 24, 2019
Marsella 72, Colonia Juárez
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