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February 27, 2014 Huichol Beaders: Crafting Culture into Fashion

  Faced with the possibility of vanishing into modernity, the indigenous Huichol tribe of Mexico is instead harnessing the power of tradition to keep afloat.  The vibrant Huichol culture is intimately connected with and expressed through art.  Creativity is believed … Continue reading

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December 6, 2010 The Legacy of Quechua Culture

Quechua culture is rich and vibrant with roots that extend well beyond the rise of the Inca Empire.  The Quechua language, and its culture, is incredibly diverse and wide-spread across South America, with approximately forty-six different sub-languages and twelve million … Continue reading

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February 28, 2008 The Architecture of Art-Knits

Handknit Corset Tunic "Ornamentation is the principal part of architecture, considered as a subject of fine art."John Ruskin, True and Beautiful – Sculpture There are times when I am fortunate enough to see the elemental design graphics for our art-knit … Continue reading

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