Travel

History in Threads: Exploring Wayúu Mochilas

Between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, in the land of magical realism, where the sun hides in mountains and two oceans, a culture survived the arrival of the Spanish and continued to preserve their traditions throughout

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History in Threads: Exploring Wayúu Mochilas

Between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, in the land of magical realism, where the sun hides in mountains and two oceans, a culture survived the arrival of the Spanish and continued to preserve their traditions throughout

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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Residencia de la Tela: A Holistic Examination of ‘Making’

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it a million times over: my time at TAC was crucial to understanding and exploring the vast importance of community and creativity to our wellbeing. It isn’t only the ongoing programs that provide

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Residencia de la Tela: A Holistic Examination of ‘Making’

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it a million times over: my time at TAC was crucial to understanding and exploring the vast importance of community and creativity to our wellbeing. It isn’t only the ongoing programs that provide

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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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Get Out of Town! A Weekend of Wool + Color

I met Sarah Ryhanen of SAIPUA back in February, when she visited Oaxaca to further explore plant intelligence, sensitivity and the paranormal. As a well-known soap and flora aficionado, with a 100-acre farm upstate and gorgeous studio in Red Hook,

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Get Out of Town! A Weekend of Wool + Color

I met Sarah Ryhanen of SAIPUA back in February, when she visited Oaxaca to further explore plant intelligence, sensitivity and the paranormal. As a well-known soap and flora aficionado, with a 100-acre farm upstate and gorgeous studio in Red Hook,

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A New Workshop for La Flor de Xochistlahuaca

 ”When an Amuzgo woman ties her loom to her waist she not only creates a fascinating textile of quality and beauty, but symbolically she recreates the world; writes the history of her ancestors and expresses the cosmology of her culture.”

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A New Workshop for La Flor de Xochistlahuaca

 ”When an Amuzgo woman ties her loom to her waist she not only creates a fascinating textile of quality and beauty, but symbolically she recreates the world; writes the history of her ancestors and expresses the cosmology of her culture.”

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Interview with Janina Anderson, ECCO Museum Artist in Residence

Meaning Structures (installation photo), 2014. Digital prints on vinyl and paper, sand, wire armature. ECCO Museum of Contemporary Art. Cadiz, Spain. Janina Anderson is an artist and designer working in Washington, D.C. From 2012-2013, Janina worked as an intern for the

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Interview with Janina Anderson, ECCO Museum Artist in Residence

Meaning Structures (installation photo), 2014. Digital prints on vinyl and paper, sand, wire armature. ECCO Museum of Contemporary Art. Cadiz, Spain. Janina Anderson is an artist and designer working in Washington, D.C. From 2012-2013, Janina worked as an intern for the

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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Dia de los Muertos in Guatemala: A Kite Festival

Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is an important religious and cultural celebration throughout Central America.  On this day, November 1st, it is believed the souls of those deceased return to the earth.  It is important to

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Dia de los Muertos in Guatemala: A Kite Festival

Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is an important religious and cultural celebration throughout Central America.  On this day, November 1st, it is believed the souls of those deceased return to the earth.  It is important to

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TAC Pattern Box on the Road!

Whenever I’m on the road, I love to send postcards to my friends and family. I’ll pick them up from anywhere: used bookstores, tacky tourist shops and even the free giveaways from bookstores and coffee shops. Those I tend to

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TAC Pattern Box on the Road!

Whenever I’m on the road, I love to send postcards to my friends and family. I’ll pick them up from anywhere: used bookstores, tacky tourist shops and even the free giveaways from bookstores and coffee shops. Those I tend to

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