From the corpse’s flowers grow…
as Anthony and the Johnson’s song prays…
“Through an immersive dance, the yarn comes to life covering the aridity of the jute, saves it from death with vivid colors and diverse textures; with life, with its own life”.
Since I was very young, I had a phobia to snakes and in a creative, unconscious process, I focused on wrapping strings. When finished, its shape resembles of snakes, making a kind of totemic object. I master it in the creation, I control it in reality.
Working with death means working with life, just as time is to work transformation…
Born and raised in México City with degrees in Communication and Art History.
Monica founded the Alacrán Producciones Brand more than 10 years ago. Since then she has gone on to work in various other creative endeavors including event planning and scene design in shopping centers. Today she is mixing two of her greatest passions; a combination of art and fashion, resulting in her emblematic fabric and patchwork pieces and her necklaces made from jute, yarn and plastic waste.
For Mónica Avayou, the process of creation is the fulfillment of an instinctive need to express herself, through a sensual perception of the world that is embodied in her unique fabrics.
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