|Fotografia: Sonya Arredondo|
Huichol artisans began the intervention of the Vochol® in May 2010, at the Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara, Jalisco, and then continue in the Centro Estatal para las Culturas Populare e Indigenas in Nayarit.
After 4,760 hours of work, within seven months, about 2 million 277 thousand beads, equivalent to 90 kilos of this material, 16 kilos of special resin, fabric, paint, yarn, and the creative inspiration of the also called Wixarica's, the car is presented in the Museo de Arte Popular (MAP), in which they concluded the final details of its decoration.
This is an unprecedented work of art, which transshipped the feelings of a culture that looks through a poly-chromatic glass, capable of mixing the real with the imaginary, enhancing dramatically Mexican folk art.
Their colorful designs become the perfect opportunity to bond closely with a culture of ritual, skill and sensitivity, resulting an originality colorful explosion. The Vochol® is exhibit at the Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City until january 4 2012.