Net fishing are transformed on artistics objects in Brazil
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE DESIGNER NARA GUICHON
A designer Nara Guichon, que decidiu se estabelecer em Florianópolis após viver uma temporada na Europa, desde criança já demonstrava talento e criatividade com agulhas e novelos na arte de tecer e hoje desenvolve em seu atelier um importante projeto: além de tecidos comuns, utiliza também redes de pesca de poliamida (nylon), encontradas nas várias praias de Santa Catarina, para criar acessórios, roupas, almofadas, toalhas de mesa e muitos outros itens.
The designer Nara Guichon, that decides establish in Florianópolis after live a season in Europe, since child demonstrated talent and criativity with needles and hanks at weaving and today develops in their atelier a important project: besides commons tissues, also use net fishings of polyamid (nylon), found on numerous beachs in State of Santa Catarina, to crate acessories, clothes, pillows, tablecloths and many other items.
We contacted the designer to know better their job and objectives, and she told us that the inspiration for using net fishings in their creations came when did classes of artistic tapestry with Henrique Shuckmman, in 1998. Shuckmman, that had recently moved from São Paulo to City of Florianópolis, felt terrified with the quantity of marine litter (net fishings, threads, nylon strings etc.) that found drifting along the beaches and then took to himself the challenge of create tapestries from this material.
Produção: Ac. Biologia Luiza Gomes