Working with fire and adapting small sculptures to the human body and thus providing them with life and movement, attracted me enormously

Artekale 35

Artekale 35 was born from the merger of two craft workshop, Maria Foronda Antiza and Mikel Mitxelena Markina (the leather workshop Abraxas) and also Ilia Mitxelena Foronda (the Platinela workshop for jewelry).


Leather workshop that came into being in 1982 after several years of inquiry and investigation in this skin material. In an autodidactical manner they came to learn new techniques and perfection the ones they already knew before