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     'Juguemose en el bosque mientras el aire está /Let us play in the Woods while the air is still here', by Mirta Zak. (Photo: Ana Zlatkes)
    'Juguemose en el bosque mientras el aire está /Let us play in the Woods while the air is still here', by Mirta Zak. (Photo: Ana Zlatkes)

     

    Title of Textile:Juguemos en el bosque mientras el aire está /Let us play in the Woods while the air is still here
    Maker: Mirta Zak
    Country of Origin: Argentina
    Year Produced: 2015
    Size (cm): 60cm x 70cm
    Materials: A variety of fabrics and embroidery threads
    Type of Textile: Arpillera
    Description:

    This arpillera, the first in a series of two, focuses on the environment. Specifically, it reminds us of the necessity of safeguarding our forests, which are the lungs of the planet. These ‘lungs’ guarantee the purity of the air we breathe, they regulate the cycle of the waters and protect against soil erosion.

    Owner: Mirta Zak
    Location: Buenos Aires. Argentina
    Original / Replica: Original
    Photographer: Ana Zlatkes



    Textile exhibited at: Mujeres que Hilvanan Días / Women that Sew Days Together, 5/03/2015 - 10/04/2015



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