e-Chankay

Weft and warp game

Wove with Chancay culture technique, fiber optic and alpaca wool, electric circuits and LEDs
Size: 30 x 30 cm, Series 6 pieces

Year: 2018

In this series of weaves there are 3 warp threads, black alpaca fiber, optical fiber and a thin natural alpaca thread.

This technique, the weft will appear, supporting the entire structure of the weave. It is a technique pre-Hispanic that appears in Chancay and Chimú textiles, developed in the Late Intermediate Period (1000 to 1400 AD) on the central and north coast of Peru. In this series, this textile technique is related to the binary code and the QR code.

© De Berduccy, Bolivia 2020