MONICA GUILERA SUBIRANA
From the “Wooden Handle” series
Manufactured by Mónica Guilera Subirana
Produced in exclusive for SIDE GALLERY
Villanova i la Geltrú (Catalonia), 2020
Willow with wooden handle
Monica Guilera is a basket maker based in Villanova i la Geltrú , she learnt basketmaking in the Catalan tradition combing willow and split European cane; with over 16 years of making and teaching experience she has wide repertoire and enjoys designing contemporary functional baskets. One of Monica’s specialties is the Nasa Fishtrap technique that has been used by fishermen around the Mediterranean since ancient times, with deep roots and a modern sensibility Monica’s works explores colour form and pattern ideal for the contemporary home. Monica has received serval prizes for her work both in Spain and the UK and exhibits and sells her work internationally.