Libros ilustrados

WAY TO TENANGO

CAMINO A TENANGO · GIMENA ROMERO
22 x 30 cm / 64 pages / hardback binding / 978-84-15357-80-3 / all ages
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Located among mountains and immerse into fog, Tenango de Doria (Hidalgo, Mexico) is a hill inhabited by ghosts. The voyager begins a double journey, inside and outside, which leads her to the her own limits.
  “Camino a Tenango” is a cultural project undertaken with the textile artist Gimena
Romero in order to spread the folk art of tenango embroidery, a reference to indigenous textiles of Mexico. The sociocultural context creates these Otomi embroidery as a social ritual commemorating important community events (weddings, funerals, baptisms …).
Gimena Romero designed the images based on tenango embroidery and with the embroiderers of this traditional art from Tenango de Doria gave substance to such colorful illustrations and particular aesthetic.