Posts Tagged 'peru'

Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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TAC Magazine is HERE!

The moment that we have been waiting for is finally upon us: TAC Magazine is here! Our Spring 2014 issue contains: Interviews with: Ana Kraš DEGEN Anne Wilson Feature stories: Upstate NY Solar Fiber Mill A conversation with top fashion designer Joseph

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TAC Magazine is HERE!

The moment that we have been waiting for is finally upon us: TAC Magazine is here! Our Spring 2014 issue contains: Interviews with: Ana Kraš DEGEN Anne Wilson Feature stories: Upstate NY Solar Fiber Mill A conversation with top fashion designer Joseph

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Kollabora’s DIY Travel to Peru

Kollabora is an awesome resource for the DIY community, makers and brands. Their website acts as a platform for sharing ideas, projects, techniques and supplies, and building community through collaboration! Kollabora is also organizing a “Collaborative Crafting Workshop” travel to

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Kollabora’s DIY Travel to Peru

Kollabora is an awesome resource for the DIY community, makers and brands. Their website acts as a platform for sharing ideas, projects, techniques and supplies, and building community through collaboration! Kollabora is also organizing a “Collaborative Crafting Workshop” travel to

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The Scarf of Hope

Knitted epitaphs gathered in a 1 km-long wool scarf. Collective memory represented through gender, tradition and cloths. This collective knitting action organized by a group of Peruvian artists and activists (photographers Marina García Burgos, Morgana Vargas Llosa and journalist Paola

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The Scarf of Hope

Knitted epitaphs gathered in a 1 km-long wool scarf. Collective memory represented through gender, tradition and cloths. This collective knitting action organized by a group of Peruvian artists and activists (photographers Marina García Burgos, Morgana Vargas Llosa and journalist Paola

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Hand/Eye 09: Peru!

Again, it’s my favorite time: the next Hand/Eye arrives! Again, I was slow to get up my review of the latest issue… I tend to dive in deep and read every line and then I’m just behind. I was so

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Hand/Eye 09: Peru!

Again, it’s my favorite time: the next Hand/Eye arrives! Again, I was slow to get up my review of the latest issue… I tend to dive in deep and read every line and then I’m just behind. I was so

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Awamaki Launch Recap

This week flew by. Can’t believe it was already last Friday that the Awamaki Lab launch happened in the Manhattan studio. I was so impressed by this second collection from Andria Crescioni and Courtney Cedarholm. I’m incredibly proud of Annie

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Awamaki Launch Recap

This week flew by. Can’t believe it was already last Friday that the Awamaki Lab launch happened in the Manhattan studio. I was so impressed by this second collection from Andria Crescioni and Courtney Cedarholm. I’m incredibly proud of Annie

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The Andes at the MET

Last night I was showing to my family the photos of the trip to Peru that Owyn and I went in December. Needless to say that I was making everyone jealous, not only because of the beautiful landscapes but also

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The Andes at the MET

Last night I was showing to my family the photos of the trip to Peru that Owyn and I went in December. Needless to say that I was making everyone jealous, not only because of the beautiful landscapes but also

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Visit to Awamaki Lab + Awamaki Launch/Pop Up Shop

Apologies — Isa and I have been very bad with sharing stories and photos from our long-lost trip to Peru in early December. Aside from the obvious favorite spot (Machu Picchu), by far the most rewarding part of the trip

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Visit to Awamaki Lab + Awamaki Launch/Pop Up Shop

Apologies — Isa and I have been very bad with sharing stories and photos from our long-lost trip to Peru in early December. Aside from the obvious favorite spot (Machu Picchu), by far the most rewarding part of the trip

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“Red is also the color of the sun” or cochineal revisited by Tali Weinberg

Tali Weinberg is an awesome fiber artist, weaver, dyer, blogger and TAC’s friend living in Brooklyn. Tali’s work entitled “The males have wings while it is the females whose bodies are crushed to extract their red dye. But red is also

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“Red is also the color of the sun” or cochineal revisited by Tali Weinberg

Tali Weinberg is an awesome fiber artist, weaver, dyer, blogger and TAC’s friend living in Brooklyn. Tali’s work entitled “The males have wings while it is the females whose bodies are crushed to extract their red dye. But red is also

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Back from Peru

After 10 amazing days, Owyn and I are back from Peru. Beautiful landscapes? Check. Culture shock? Check. Tasty and  (sometimes) scary food? Check. Overdose on back-strap woven and knitted textiles? Check check check. We mainly raced through Lima, Cusco, Ollantaytambo,

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Back from Peru

After 10 amazing days, Owyn and I are back from Peru. Beautiful landscapes? Check. Culture shock? Check. Tasty and  (sometimes) scary food? Check. Overdose on back-strap woven and knitted textiles? Check check check. We mainly raced through Lima, Cusco, Ollantaytambo,

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