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The Future is Handmade! on LA Times

09/15/2015

“DTLA pop-up shop to offer tunics, ponchos and a primer on the Mexican craft movement”

Fernández hopes her L.A. exhibition — which coincides with Mexican Independence month and highlights the techniques of five Mexican states through her designs — and photos and video about her process, will help educate people about the diversity of craft in Mexico. Also on display: a selection of housewares by Mexican designers and work by Mexican artists, including Fernández’s husband, Pedro Reyes.

“We all wear clothing, and there is a certain market for those who like to understand how their clothing is made and by whom, and who like to talk about a piece and feel it. It feels different; it tastes different. That’s a flavor some of us are looking for.”

Read the full article on the LA TIMES.

*Cover and header images courtesy of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum©

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