|Art Crafted from Recyclables
Handwoven Textiles, Tierra Wools, Inc.
Handwoven Textiles, Jose Isabel Quiroz Garcia
Industrial Technology and Traditional Knowledge
|Dolores Venegas teaches women
traditional craft-making in Río Bravo, Tamaulipas, using
recycled materials and other readily available materials
in the surrounding region.
(Read full interview)
|Carrizo, reed cane, is
used to make piñatas and is found along the banks of the
Río Bravo/Río Grande. Flower baskets are made from old
tin cans. Glue is produced from flour, vinegar, salt, and
water. Newspapers and mazorca (corn husks) are also used
to make crafts such as flower arrangements.
- Beverly Ortiz,
University of Texas-Pan
Listen to segments of the interview with Delores Venegas.
Sustainable Development and
Industrial Technology ]
[ Science, Technology & Invention in the Rio Grande ]
[ Impacto, Influencia, Cambio ]
[ History of Science, Technology and Invention]