This was our journey to Rari, a town of horse hair weavers located 300km south of the Chilean capital in the Andean foothills of the Maule Region. We spent the day with Marcela Sepúlveda, a crin expert artisan and Eggpicnic collaborator.
Founding members of Amazon Watch Allies, organistation based in Sydney working to extend the reach of Amazon Watch, in solidarity with Amazonian Indigenous communities to advance the rights to their land.
Aboriginals, the original inhabitants of Australia, had the continent to themselves for 50.000 years. Today they make up less than 3% of the population, and their traditional lifestyle is disappearing. Almost. In the homelands the ancient ways live on.
We take so much from the world, every day. The plants, the animals, the air we breathe are all crucial to our everyday lives. What we do to the earth has an impact on these wild animals and their survival, as well as on our own.
Mankind’s closest living relatives are on the brink of extinction and in need of urgent conservation measures. Of the 633 primate species on the planet, 54% are classified as at least threatened with extinction.
The Crin Collection comes as an attempt to appreciate a traditional 200-year-old Chilean technique, which originated in Rari, a town located 300 km south of the Chilean capital in the Andean foothills, and consists of weaving horsehair.
Graphic and web design for Archikidz Sydney 2013, an architectural workshop for children. Archikidz provides a unique opportunity for children to gain a greater understanding of architecture and its importance in their lives.
At the current rate of habitat destruction, many species could be extinct in the wild in the next ten years. More than 80 percent of their habitat has been destroyed due to logging and palm oil plantations.
A series of illustrations of Chilean butterflies in collaboration with Micra. Micra.cl is a digital platform that specifically aims to strengthen the link between people and the cultural value of the butterflies of Chile.
The Inca's ancestral traditions and habits are rooted in respect for nature and harmonious coexistence with our surroundings. This is the only way of life that guarantees the sustainability of human activity in time.
Changing the world consists of everyday actions, there is a choice to be made about how we live our lives and the effect our actions are having. Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.
The repression of rights reflects the fear of the authorities of citizens claiming what is theirs. It gives account of the brakes that have been imposed on an inevitable process that requires welfare for all.
In Chile, the possibility of studying is concentrated in very few hands that only seek to wield more money. This has led to a system that has forgotten the value of people, their uniqueness and their freedom.
Illustration for Welcome to Australia. We too believe that cultural diversity should be celebrated for the beauty and depth it adds to our society and that no matter who you are, where you're from or how you arrived.