e-Tariy

Interactive weave for coca yungueña leaves

Traditional weave for coca leaves, acrilic threads, electrical circuits and optical fiber
Dimensions: 100 x 100 cm
Year: 2017

e-tariy were woven in the traditional way on back strap loom. Which is composed of two symmetrical textile pieces sewn at the centre also symmetrically, creating a four-sided fabric.
The square is par excellence an abstract element, base of the Andean design and unity symbol. The word Tariy in Quechua means “encounter. ”Tariy is the square fabric, where coca yungueña is put to chewing and around which community meets.


© De Berduccy, Bolivia 2020