Halo Pendant in Feathers and Peroba Solid Wood - With artisans from Brazil

by YANKATU - Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros Brazil

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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 75x75x100
Limited Editions Material : Feathers, Peroba Wood, Yarn
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Inspired by the feather headbands traditionally used by the Pataxó ethnic women, the “Halo” Pendants have their feathers attached by threads put side by side in a peroba wood structure. Like moving clouds, they will fall from the ceiling with their white feathers at different heights.

About de Sons of the Earth collection:

“Invited by Arassari Pataxó, one of the leaders of the Pataxó ethnic group, to visit Aldeia Mãe Barra Velha, in Porto Seguro – Bahia, I spent three days immersed in visiting several villages within the Pataxó reserve, these with different techniques of traditional and ancestral handicrafts of the ethnic group. In this immersion, what I saw up close is intense and profound: I was able to experience the daily life of this indigenous people who were one of the first ethnic groups to have contact with the Portuguese colonizers.

As an apprentice to the true roots of this territory, I contemplated, listened to and learned the history of Brazil, told by those who were here even before foreigners arrived.

A common mother, Mother Nature. We are all brothers and sisters. An achievement of one, is an achievement for all.”

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Weight 12 kg
Dimensions 75 × 75 × 15 cm
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YANKATU - Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros

My motivation comes from my soul and flows openly, on my life and in my work. I love what I do and I do it with intensity, I live every moment and I transmit all this emotion. In each project I immerse myself deeply in the region, in their craft and in the lives of the people who make them, it is a dive governed by research and by my soul, guided by the heart, done with respect and with the rhythm dictated by time. I get transformed and provoke transformations, and these atitudes reflect in the surroundings and beyond. I believe that design and art are one of the ways to value and eternalize the ancestral knowledge of Brazilian traditional crafts and the importance of nature around us, and so I use all tools that I have to create a quilt of infinite possibilities, full of feelings. Through Yankatu I expose not only my work, I bring with me the dreams and works of the artisans and instigate new dreams. The tangible part of this work are the pieces that intertwine my touch with the lives that share their moments with me. The other part, immeasurable, is in continuous development, in a mixture of art and freedom, with no date to finish. It is a continuous development, in a relationship created around respect and trust. My desire, to be able to do this as long as I live.

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Presenting “PROXIMITY”, a collection created in collaboration with Southern Sweden Design Days showcasing a selection of new work from ten designers and studios. As a whole, the collection contemplates the notion of proximity, interconnection, and belonging. Whether through contemporary references to traditional crafts techniques; the use of locally sourced materials such as wool, lichen, steel, and wood; or playful visualisations of the notion itself, the selected pieces illustrate the importance of closeness, interconnection, and kinship in uncertain times. Featuring pieces by Andrea Santivanez, Andréason & Leibel, Ebba Lindgren, Förstberg Ling, Jóna Berglind Stefánsdóttir, Lab La Bla, Lisa Darland, Louise Hederström, Moa Lönn, and Studio M. Organised by Form/Design Center in Malmö, Sweden, Southern Sweden Design Days is an annual event currently in its second edition, which highlights sustainability, collaboration, development, and innovation in design. This year’s theme, as described by the event organisers, “[reflects] on the notion of being close – the connection between people, cities, countries, species, professions, etc”. The physical exhibition of “PROXIMITY” will take place at Lokstallarna, Södra Bulltoftavägen 51, 212 22 Malmö from 19 - 22 May 2022.