From hobbiest to professional crafter, Lucy Davidson shares her creative journey, from learning new weaving skills to dying her own wool and using special frames made by her father.
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Contemporary Maori Art Forms
BY NATASHA PERKINS
@ VOL 108
ON NOV 06, 2013
Natasha Perkins and her team created a structure and is inspired by the New Zealand Maori practice of weaving.. Their structure is recyclable and was created using interlocking pieces, and was meant to be a place of thought, inspiration. Watch to see how they did it.
BY HEATHER FISHER
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 15, 2015
Heather Fisher is an elementary school teacher and Lisa is a stay-at-home Mom. They collaborated to create ‘Lisa’s Hands’, which features some of the creative processes of Lisa.
Over the past two years as they have visited, Heather has loved watching Lisa’s strong yet delicate, skillful hands knit or create something. Lisa embodies creativity! Heather’s gives voice to some of Lisa’s musings about the various things she envisions and creates.
Weaving for the Soul
BY RENÉ BAHLOO
@ VOL 18
ON AUG 24, 2016
“I have shared my deepest essence, my creative energy, and so the world is dream into being”
In Weaving for the Soul from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18 , René Bahloo explains her special interest as an artist in the practice and philosophy of weaving, using natural plant fibres. She shares her knowledge locally through a number of weaving circles and facilitates transformational journeys to remote Indigenous Australian and African communities, for deep connection to land, culture, healing and traditional weaving. Her sculptural installation pieces have been present at a number of conferences and have also been discovered contemplating life, the universe and everything. In her presentation Rene shares her passion for connecting culture, womens' business, personal growth and environmental awareness into the weaving of her life, and into the lives of others.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on September 27th, 2016.
Weaving in the Goodness
BY BECK PARNHAM
@ VOL 32
ON SEP 26, 2017
Rebecca Parnham is one of the co-founders of Krama and Co. a company that supports the production of krama (traditional Cambodian scarves). She loves krama and everything they represent. Rebecca’s goal has always been to weave the goodness into every step of what she does. Her PechaKucha talk “Weaving in the Goodness” discusses how social work and the strengths perspective informs her.
Jolobil, Weaving Identities
BY DIANA ALBARRAN GONZALEZ
@ VOL 34
ON MAR 05, 2018
Jolobil means to weave and Diana Albarrán González is exploring textiles as a development strategy in her native Mexico. The patterns on fabric tell stories about the identity of the weaver. She explores how we are connected to our land and culture through what we wear.
Diana was born and raised in the Mayan land of Chiapas, Mexico, a mestiza with Nahua, Japanese, Spanish and P’urhépecha ancestry. She holds a Master in Design Management from Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain, a Bachelor of Industrial Design from Autonomous University of Guadalajara in Mexico, and a Training Diploma in Modern Design and Craftmanship from Kyoto Institute of Technology in Japan. She is currently a PhD Candidate at Auckland University of Technology in Aotearoa focusing on ethical and respectful collaborations with indigenous artisanal communities that go beyond economic benefits, and the decolonisation of design and its practitioners.
Gnarly: broad & weaving growth
BY DAVID MOLESKY
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 01, 2018
A creative that wears many diverse hats, David believes that people can either grow by specializing their skill set or exposing themselves to a wide range of experiences that broaden their skill set.
David Molesky shares his personal philosophy on growth, some of his “growth ring” moments, and the lessons he’s learned on his winding professional journey.