Meet the artist and Master Weaver Margarita Lopez Hernandez, who will demonstrate the traditional backstrap loom of , Mexico
Carla Fernández: Manifesto of Fashion as Resistance
November 7 – 25, 2018
Palos Verdes Art Center @
5504 W. Crestridge Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Trunk Show & Demonstration, Nov 16, 10am – 4pm
Carla Fernández works at the forefront of ethical fashion, having developed a design pedagogy that teams with indigenous communities throughout to keep traditions from and to give artisans a way to make a living from their art. The presents clothing from the Carla Fernández Fall-Winter Collection 2018. Also on view are commissioned photographs by renowned artist and collaborator Maruch Sántis, as well as video that conveys the distinct processes of the clothing line.
Carla Fernández is a Mexico City-based fashion label inspired by the and richness of Mexico. The brand has gained international acclaim for their approach to preserving the rich cultural heritage of Mexico’s indigenous communities and transforming it into beautiful clothing, textiles, and housewares. Their contemporary take on handcrafted methods is proving ethical can be striking, -garde and forward-looking.
Photos: Graciela Iturbide / Maruch Santi