Crafting Futures Mexico

 This three-week experimental collaboration in Oaxaca, stimulated the creative dialogue between artisans and designers from the UK and Mexico. Join them at Abierto Mexicano de Diseño from 18-22 October.

Crafting Futures Mexico promoted the development of a rich cross-cultural collaboration, provided a space for design exploration and generated tangible positive social and economic benefits for the artisans involved. 

For more information, visit our British Council Design, Fashion and Architecture website.

Billy Lloyd (UK) and Amalia in Oaxaca, Mexico.  ©

Jalil Olmedo

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Jalil Olmedo

Crafting Futures - Preview Exhibit, Oaxaca, Mexico ©

Jalil Olmedo

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Jalil Olmedo

About the Artists

Norma comes from a family that weaved palm for generations in Oaxaca, Mexico. Through the British Council she developed new innovative designs with UK and Mexican designers.

Zaid, Norma and Juan Pablo working to create an innovative craft piece that incorporates different techniques bringing designers and crafts people together.

Billy Lloyd (UK), London based designer, spent 3 weeks in San Marcos Tlapazola, Oaxaca working with Amalia to learn from her red clay technique and skills to develop new pieces.

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