EVENT The Weaver's House

by - Tuesday, May 17, 2011

2011 Maiwa Textile Symposium Event

Opening Event
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Maiwa East, 1310 Odlum Dr., Vancouver, Canada

An exhibition of some of the exceptional work that is at the heart of Mexico’s traditional textile revival. The title of this exhibition is a translation of “Sna Jolobil” from Tzotzil. Sna Jolobil is also the name of one of the largest artisans’ co-operatives, representing over 800 weavers from 20 Tzotzil- and Tzeltal-speaking Mayan communities in the Chiapas highlands.

Join us for an exhibit of contemporary work from Chiapas, Oaxaca, and other areas. There will be a short presentation, light food, and refreshments.

Opening presentation by Sheri Brautigam & Charllotte Kwon
(exhibit will be up until 5pm Sunday, September 25th)

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