Mobile Factory Makes Electronic Embroidery

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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By Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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A recent article in The New York Times describes a work by Amor Muniz, called Maquila R4, which consists of a mobile factory that she transports by bicycle to temporarily employ people to work on electronic embroidery pieces. The workers are hired on a first come first serve basis and paid a much higher wage than the average wage in Mexico.