KAÑPELE

Speaking metaphorically of our body and its various states, approaching to certain ideas of nature, landscapes and absence….

The use of patterns that comes from the tailoring field are randomly used as source of inspiration, which here in this collection, refers in abstract manner to the human body. This way of construction has been used in a randomly way working from the flat clothes fragment patterns, in a smaller scale, folding and soldering them in order to create an sculptural and complex abstract three dimensional shapes.

 

 

Kañpele is a word taken from Mapuche's language, is a word that speak about connection between human beings and dependence. 

Year: 2011

Materials: Copper, Enamel, Silver, Leather.