Brazilian Popular Xylography and "Cordel" Literature


The Popular Brazilian Xylography Xylography is one of the oldest methods of printing figures and texts, the first records date from the 5th century, according to historians, possibly created by Chinese. The techinique became common in Europe during the Middle Ages, first in Germany and France with the popularization of paper and later and, later, it spread throughout the European Territory.&nb...

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Dona Maria do Barro


Art, crafts, history and respect for the roots. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Dona Maria do Barro's pieces carry a passion for Brazilian popular crafts. The products made together with artists, artisans and potters from Zona da Mata, Agreste and Sertão Pernambucanos, are always intended to carry the DNA of popular aesthetics. The idea is to value and broaden the look for Brazilian popular art / craft inspir...

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Handcrafted Products X Industrialized


But why buy handicrafts? With the rise of large-scale production that began with the Industrial Revolution, our mind is used to mass production, with products that can cost less than half the price of a handmade item and we are seduced into buying without thinking. So here are some reasons why you should consider rethinking the way you consume industrialized products: ...

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