Text and Textile, Part 2

text and textile

A month ago, I wrote about the connections of language and textiles inspired by a talk I’d heard from anthropologist Wade Davis. Since then, I’ve continued to bump into new stories, affirming that relationship between word and thread. Material and Culture First, I received an email alert from Yale University about the current exhibition called […]

Language, Textiles, A Flash of the Human Spirit

At Tinkuy Gathering of the Textile Arts  in Cusco, Peru last fall, anthropologist Wade Davis, gave a remarkable keynote speech, “Geographies of Hope.” His talk was a celebration of the world’s indigenous cultures, but also he warned about the rapid disappearance of these cultures and the impact this has on the cultural web of life, […]