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WE NEED A GOOD BALANCE BETWEEN CULTURAL PRESERVATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION.

WE NEED A GOOD BALANCE BETWEEN CULTURAL PRESERVATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION.

These ladies are members of a small weavers group in Larantuka, eastern Flores Indonesia. My team spent half a day here last week, learning about their culture and traditions and trying to understand their ceremonial textiles and their function in their society. When I arrived…

Meeting Alfonsa Horeng, a devoted weaver from Flores

Meeting Alfonsa Horeng, a devoted weaver from Flores

I met Alfonsa Horeng for the 1st time in Cyberspace, via an online weaving community in Facebook.  She regularly posted her weaving activities and her travels around the world via social media presenting beautiful textile of Flores.  I was truly inspired by her journey and…