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Lucy Salamanca

Gefertigt von Kunsthandwerkern aus Curití, Kolumbien.
Bänke des Projekts Out of Balance. 2010–11
Guadua-Bambus, Sisalfasern
Lucy Salamanca is a Colombian designer based in Italy whose involvement in several rural communities in Colombia has helped to preserve and develop local craft techniques. Working worldwide for fair trade and sustainable design, Salamanca is committed to promoting ethical pricing, wages, and environmental practices. She goes beyond formal design by working with communities, such as artisans in Curití in northeast Colombia, to establish sustainable business models for craft production, as seen in the guadua bamboo and sisal fiber furniture shown here. Visitors are encouraged to sit on the stools from the Out of Balance project (2010 - 2011).

 

© Foto: Stefano Stagni
Courtesy Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Waterweavers

Der Fluss in der zeitgenössischen visuellen und materiellen Kultur Kolumbiens. Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, 24. Juni - 27. Sept. 2015. Kurator: José Roca, mit Alejandro Martín.

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