Category Archives: Muy Marcottage

Cynthia Korzekwa’s line of reconstructed clothes!

Unfinished craft projects

Crafting is good for us. It can be broken down into three main stages: Visualization Process Actualization When you decide to make something, this something must first be visualized. And visualization begins in the imagination. Imagination stimulates our brain.  It … Continue reading

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Busted

My friend, Franca, recently shared an article by Goffredo Parise, Italian journalist (and companion of artist Giosetta Fioroni) entitled “Il rimedio è la povertà” (“The remedy is poverty”). The article attacks modern man’s addiction to consumerism.  Parise made a distinction … Continue reading

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making huipiles on Paros

  Huipiles made on Paros:     . .

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Marina as Frida wearing Muy Marcottage

 Marina has always had a connection with Frida Kahlo even before the latter’s popularity.  So I asked Marina to model some of my huipiles.  We had a great morning but it will take a few days before I will be … Continue reading

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Wishing for a scent necklace

While reading a book about the senses, I came across the term “cassoleto” in reference to a kind of pendant filled with camphor and aromatic herbs. In France of the past, such a pendant was given to young women of … Continue reading

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Staying focused

Muy Marcottage huipil detail It’s sometimes difficult for me to stay focused. My studio is like a wonderland of provocations. There are so many projects that I would like to work on simultaneously. But I have committed myself to being … Continue reading

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Muy Marcottage purses

Every summer while on Paros, I try to make purses using my  household trash. “Clean Clutch”   front  back This is a little clutch made from a transparent detergent bottle. I cut the bottle open then used scrap materials to … Continue reading

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