LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
I was born in Puerto Varas, Chile (1982). I studied Art in Santiago, Chile, where I live and work. As a visual professional, I fluctuate between the craft world and the arts, and I am fascinated by this duality.
I have always been looking for an important subject to make an impact, and I learned a lot of techniques trying to find a special story to tell. Luckily, in 2020, I realized that my main reflections are linked to the domestic world and everyday actions. This is the reason why daily habits and routines, regardless of how simple they are, are enough inspiration to express myself in an effective way.
In this context, embroidering has become not only a suitable technique for my creative production, but also a new part of my routine. Through my work, I seek to challenge traditional activities culturally assigned to a feminine role, shifting them from their utilitarian dimension to a symbolic one.
Nowadays, I am incorporating the representation of light that surrounds everyday environments to the domesticity of my work, making it a fundamental element for my embroideries. I have observed the various ways in which light accompanies us, and I have realized that I can tell a story with a dim light in twilight. It is like painting, it is like photography. . . but it is not, it´s a new and unknown style of handmade embroidery.
WHO I AM
I am a Chilean embroidery artist interested in the relationship between arts and craft world.
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