e-Chimu

zeros and ones, interactive weave

Wove with Chancay / Chimu culture technique, electronics, LEDs, fiber optic and alpaca fibre
Dimensions: 90 x 45 cm
Year: 2018


In this series of weaves there are 3 warp threads, black alpaca fiber, optical fiber and a thin natural alpaca thread. In this technique, the weft will appear, giving support to the entire structure of the fabric is a pre-Hispanic technique that appears in Chancay and Chimú textiles, developed in the Late Intermediate Period (1000 to 1400 AD) on the central and northern coast of Peru,
In this series, this textile technique is related to the binary code and to the energy that is activated and flows through its fibers.

© De Berduccy, Bolivia 2020