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Taller Leñateros

The Taller Leñateros has been operating as a papermaking, printmaking, and bookmaking cooperative studio and store for over 25 years. Producing extraordinary books of original art, fiction, and poetry, the Taller is working to keep alive the papermaking traditions of Mayan culture. Natural plant fibers are cooked and rinsed, then blended with recycled paper to produce paper pulp. The pulp is then cast in molds or pressed onto metal sheets and dried in the sun. All proceeds from the Wash! book go to support the Taller Leñateros.

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