Artist Books by Juliana Garcia Bello

Artist's books to dive into a poetic universe through sketches, images, texts and notes. An investigation is carried cover textiles, clothes, processes, identity, memory and archive. Knowledges acquired through oral transmission are developed. Production processes and techniques are described.

Unique books, handmade by Juliana Garcia Bello.
These are 5 of the 12 books made from 2012 to 2022.

 

—  From the Island
Artist book, developing methodologies through used garments. Based on oral transmission and Garcia Bello's family archive. This book was made during 2022 The research resulted in an upcycling collection.

— Home
Memories of the Patagonian cabins. Sled house 
casa trineo it's a particular style; simple, gable roofs, small, color details, mixed textures and it can move. The inspiration comes from Liliana Bello photos called “Historia Fueguina ''. The Patagonian spirit that gave rise to the Garcia Bello brand. Contemplate the immensity of earth and rebirth garments to make clothes that feel like a refuge. 

— Essential / Inheritance
Developing methodologies through reused garments. Based on oral transmission and Garcia Bello's family archive. This book was made during the years 2019 and 2020. The research resulted in two collections of upcycling clothing in The Netherlands.

— Land
Those sensations that come traveling to the heart of an island. A shelter made out of a tarp over some trees, a box with the items needed to survive, strapped and covered with a cloth. a mug with a fastened knot to collect some water from the river.
Reused outdoor clothes garments, sleeping bags and tents donated by fishermen, hunters and adventurers from the Patagonia region.
This book was made during 2019. The research resulted in an upcycling collection of clothing.

— Stitch
Mending book exhibited during the State of fashion Biennial 2022 in Arnhem, The Netherlands.