Cinthia Dances with Sewing Machines

Cinthia Dances with Sewing Machines

And a 5, 6, 7, 8…

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
John Travolta and Olivia Newton John.
Cinthia Benitez and the Singer Mark 4.
Since we started MARANE, this is probably our favourite moment.
Cinthia is an incredible seamstress.
She’s who we go to see, when we want to figure out how to do something.
She’s a magician.

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Casa Marane

Casa Marane

34.9049° S, 54.8278° W

Soil, charcoal, sand and ash.
Eucalyptus. Hands.
No cement. Stolen shutters.
That’s how we built Casa Marané.
Inspired by Charra artisans.
Our home unfurls in the summer.
Disappear again in the winter.
Part of the landscape.
As it should be.
In December 2015, we began building our home.
Just off the main road. Near the water.

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And getting nicely lost

Short makers?
Fabric curators?
Towel weavers?
We’re not sure what we are.
We swim in the Atlantic and eat empanadas.
Smell the flowers and watch the birds.
We look at the sky. And the sea. A lot.

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