Barro y fuego
The first book by Innovando la tradición ac, written by Eric Mindling and published by Arte Oaxaca. A panoramic vision to the past present anf future of the Oaxaca pottery.
Innovando la Tradición participates in Fábrica mexicana. Contemporary industrial design, a collective exhibition in the Museo de Arte Moderno.
Traditional Crafts in Japan I
A Pragmatic and Short Overview of Contemporary Situation.
Traditional Crafts in Japan II
Interviews and Visits.
5th Biennal of utilitarian ceramics, Franz Mayer
September 8 to december 4 2011
Three pieces, by the Mateo family from San Marcos Tlapazola, in collaboration with Ana Gómez and Gloria Rubio, from Arta Cerámica, were selected for the exhibition of the 5th Biennal of utilitarian ceramics at the Franz Mayer Museum.
From Moby Dick, we explore techniques of decoration with lead-free glazes. When monsters are drawn there is no reason to draw “well”.
Tamar Meshulam, Israeli designer, directed a workshop series for artisans with her game, Master Peace. She was invited by Innovando la tradición and the Design Centre of Oaxaca.
Alfonso Díaz Smith provided an express "narrative therapy" course for members of Innovando la tradición.
Introduction to non-leaded glazing for low-temperature ceramics
With Kythzia Barrera and Ana Gómez (IT), and Barro Sin Plomo ac.
All the results from the experimental design workshop [link al taller] where exhibited at the State Museum of Popular Arts of Oaxaca, in San Bartolo Coyotepec.
Experimental design workshop with Pekka Harni and Yuka Takahashi.
The chocolate cup
The chocolate cup, typical in Oaxaca, was one of our starting points. It was what detonate our love for the clay, the history and the artisans.