Textile, "Marea Panel", 2007
Medium: nylon, copper
Technique: plain weave with paired warps. Gift of Cristina Grajales Inc. and Jorge Lizarazo for Hechizoo. 2007-54-1.
- Manufactured by Hechizoo Textiles
What is this?
Handwoven black nylon and copper panel.
Why is this in our collection?
Jorge Lizarazo is the owner and founder of Hechizoo, a textile firm based in Colombia. Lizarazo’s original work as an architect has influenced his textiles in terms of structural clarity and use of materials. His designs also benefit from Hechizoo’s team members, who contribute expertise in the rich weaving traditions of their region. Lizarazo trains his staff to work with new and unusual materials that complement the often understated and basic textile structure. Man-made materials, such as wire, nylon, and polyester ribbon, are integrated with natural materials, such as silk, agave, cumare, and penca, to create contemporary but sophisticated products. In Marea, Lizarazo weaves black nylon and copper... more