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Collaborative Work with Tito Mendoza

Kallenborn.Mendoza.Equilibrio
Kallenborn.Mendoza.Equilibrio

Equilibrio Collaborative Installation: Carolyn Kallenborn and Tito Mendoza Hand-woven tapestry, beading, embroidery and embellishment. Wool, silk, cotton, beads, glass, sand, metal, hand-dyed fabrics, stones, found objects

Beyond Repair? /¿Se Puede Reparar?
Beyond Repair? /¿Se Puede Reparar?

Carolyn Kallenborn Tapestry woven, painted, stitched Cotton, wool, tencel rayon, glass, dyed cord, found objects Designed, dyed and embellished by Carolyn Kallenborn Woven by Erasto ¨Tito¨ Mendoza Ruiz --------- Tejido, pintado, teñido, elaborado Algodón, lana, tencel rayon, tela metálico, vidrio, cable teñido, objetos encontrados Diseño y teñido y elaboración por Carolyn Kallenborn Tejido por Erasto ¨Tito¨ Mendoza Ruiz

La Luz y La Sombra
La Luz y La Sombra

Edgewood College Gallery September - November 2014 Sound, light and video projections onto hand made fabrics

Lost Connection/Conexión Perdida
Lost Connection/Conexión Perdida

Carolyn Kallenborn Tapestry woven, painted, stitched, hand-dyed Cotton, wool, silk, milagros, beads, cord Designed, dyed and embellished by Carolyn Kallenborn Woven by Erasto ¨Tito¨ Mendoza Ruiz Tejido, pintado, teñido y elaborado Algodón, lana, seda, milagros, chaquiras, cable Diseño y teñido y elaboración por Carolyn Kallenborn Tejido por Erasto ¨Tito¨ Mendoza Ruiz

Remembrance and celebration
Remembrance and celebration

Carolyn Kallenborn Altar box for my great Aunts

Two Worlds/Dos Mundos
Two Worlds/Dos Mundos

Carolyn Kallenborn Tapestry woven, painted, stitched Cotton, wool, tencel rayon, metallic thread, beads, buttons Designed, dyed and embellished by Carolyn Kallenborn Woven by Erasto ¨Tito¨ Mendoza Ruiz ---------- Tejido, pintado, teñido, elaborado Algodón, lana, seda, hilo metálico, tela metálica, concha, chaquiras Diseño y teñido y elaboración por Carolyn Kallenborn Tejido por Erasto ¨Tito¨ Mendoza Ruiz

Passage/ Pasaje
Passage/ Pasaje

Carolyn Kallenborn Fly shuttle weaving, hand-dyed, stitched Tencel rayon, ribbon, flower petals, rocks painted with cochineal Designed, dyed and knotted by Carolyn Kallenborn Woven by Rodrigo Hernandez Quero ------------------------- Tejido, teñido y anudado Tencel rayón, cinta, pétalos de tela, piedras pintado con cochinilla Diseño y teñido y elaboración por Carolyn Kallenborn Tejido por Rodrigo Hernández Quero

Dance / La Danza
Dance / La Danza

Carolyn Kallenborn Oaxacan silk, Oaxaca market cloth, commercial linen, basket reed, traditional masks, jute Silk weaving Designed by Carolyn Kallenborn Spun, woven and dyed by Moises Martinez Velasco Cotton and Linen Purchased Oaxacan market fabric Dyed and stitched by Carolyn Kallenborn Mannequins Designed by Carolyn Kallenborn Woven by Carlos Bernardino ----------- Hilado y tejido de mano, descarga de tinta, bordado Seda de Oaxaca, tela del mercado oaxaqueño, tela comercial, carrizo,

Pain and Beauty/El daño y la belleza
Pain and Beauty/El daño y la belleza

Carolyn Kallenborn Woven, dyed and knotted Cotton, tencel rayon, backstrap loom tools Designed, dyed and knotted by Carolyn Kallenborn Woven by Abigail Mendoza Tejido, teñido y anudado Algodón, tencel rayon, herimientos de telar de cintura Diseño y teñido y elaboración por Carolyn Kallenborn Tejido por Erasto Abigail Mendoza

Emerge  Surgir
Emerge Surgir

Hand embroidery, macramé. Stitched, knotted Commercial fabric, basket reed, wool, linen, flower petals Designed and knotted by Carolyn Kallenborn Embroidery by Sodel Rodriguez Macramé Made by Gildardo Hernandez Quero Dyed by Carolyn Kallenborn Mannequin Designed by Carolyn Kallenborn Woven by Carlos Bernardino -------------- Bordado de mano, macramé, cosido, anudado Tela comercial, carrizo, lana, lino, pétalos de tela Diseño y elaboración por Carolyn Kallenborn Bordado por Sodel Rodriguez

Repara
Repara

Carolyn Kallenborn

Ausencia Installation
Ausencia Installation

"They have to accept how it is there because there is not much work here. One has to endure, there is no other way." Design Gallery University of Wisconsin-Madison

What Do We Do Now
What Do We Do Now

Carolyn Kallenborn Discharge and indigo dyeing, stitching Cloth from Oaxacan market, broken mirrors, beads, ribbon, flower petals, cord ------------ Descarga de tinta, índigo, elaborado Tela del mercado oaxaqueño, espejos, chaquiras, cinta, pétalos de tela, cable

Release
Release

Hand dyed metallic silk, found objects

Cascada
Cascada

In the last few years I have watched events unfold in my life and in the world that have somehow created so much tension that it feels as if everything is tearing at the seams and is at the verge of breaking. I feel helpless and overwhelmed. When so much of life is filled with aggression, fear and defensiveness, what can a person do, either in their personal life or in the broader societal context to change anything?