Fabric as therapy
Tropicalia was a Brazilian art movement that arose in the late sixties and encompassed music, theatre, poetry and other art forms. This movement was influenced by poesia concreta, a genre of Brazilian avant garde poetry ant it became associated with the m
ovements of musical expression, in Brasil and elsewhere. Tropicalia became a popular mixture of bossa nova, rock & roll, African music and even Portugese fade.
It is not surprising that this famous art and cult movement has been the inspira
tion for this beautiful collection. Notice the superb lines of the palm leaves and the wonderful play of natural colours. Ivory, terra cotta, tobacco, the colour of falling autumn leaves...