The last surviving sea silk weaver

Byssus art is an exceptional tradition keept safe by women who preserved it by transmitting this tradition to other women of their family tree. Now, Chiara Vigo, from Sardina, seems to be the last sea silk weaver alife.  

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The Quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend

Celia Carey: This uplifting, Emmy-winning PBS film tells the modern-day “Cinderalla” story of the quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Artists born into extreme poverty, they live to see their quilts hailed by a The New York Times art critic as “some of the most miraculous works of modern art America has produced.”

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Women´s Heritage

Dahlia Rodriguez Atelier Powerful image from other times showing us how strong and empowering is the fact of using our hands to create with love, hope and mindfulness. Women don´t miss this amazing heritage we have in our hands. View original post

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Embroidered Lifeline for Palestinian Women Refugees in Jordan

Empowering Embroidery

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Anni Albers: Women weaving at the Bauhaus

In this program, the first in the series about Bauhaus Women, Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, spotlights Anni Albers’s works and experience at the Bauhaus, including her pivotal role in the weaving workshops despite we never heard about them.

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