Alexis Zambrano x Tombolo

Regular Price$158.00

This was a made-to-order preorder in November 2022 that shipped out in late January 2023.  It is a sold out edition of 100 units.

This shirt was designed in creative collaboration with Mexican artist Alexis Zambrano, the winner of Tombolo's 2022 Artist Residency

It features original art from two commissioned works: 'Study for Grisaille Botanical Assemblage, No. 1 feat. Clara the Rhinoceros' and 'Study for Grisaille Botanical Assemblage, No. 2.'

Shop the entire Zambrano collection-- including the other ready-to-ship shirt-- here.

100% Tencel Twill (200gsm)


 Made from two commissioned works of art by Alexis Zambrano, scanned in high definition, digitally deconstructed and mapped back onto the pattern pieces of the shirt.
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 Features a studied array of flora and fauna revolving around plants growing out of the pockets.  
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 The marbling from the study for the painting has been adapted into a border along the bottom sweep, sleeves, placket, pockets and collar. 
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Custom woven collaboration label. 
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 Darts with inset marbling on back for added ease of movement. 
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You can learn more about Alexis Zambrano, Tombolo's Artist Residency, and the making of this shirt here. 


Unisex Sizing

 Axa is 6' tall with a 31" waist and is wearing a size M. He is shown also wearing Tombolo's Traveler Pants in size S. Zentyatze is 5' 7" (Bust 32" / Waist 28" / Hips 36") and is wearing an XS.


Among the nearly 200 applicants to the Tombolo Artist Residency 2022 program, we were immediately drawn to the stunning range of Alexis' work. Alexis grew up in Monterrey, Mexico, collecting art and objects; he originally trained as an architect. This eclectic background is alive in Alexis' art, from the unexpected combinations of elements and mediums to the interplay of the geometric and the organic.

His works are created from pieces he has accumulated since his formative years and up to the present day rarities, art objects and unwanted antiques from dissolved heritages, obsessing over the transformation of religious objects across cultures: from temples, to exhibition rooms of iconic artworks and even images and particular moments from social networks, questioning the ways in which Western institutions commodify and colonize the sacred.

One thing was clear to us. We wanted to bring his work to life in a new medium altogether: Tombolo shirts! Learn more about our collaboration with Alexis on our blog.

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