CURATED NEWS JANUARY 2023
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Observe the origins and history of 36 shades of prussian blue.
Ponder the possibility of an alphabet for the nose with Sissel Tolass.
Discover the vast array of vibrant materials and techniques from Africa.
Contemplate the line between man-made and nature with the otherworldly designs of Liam Lee.C O N N E C T
Meet the craft revivalists dedicated to saving rare artisan skills from the brink of extinction.
Visit ‘Teresa Lanceta: Weaving as Open Source,’ show at MACBA and currently on view at IVAM.Watch ‘The Turban Weavers Of Bhujodi,’ a documentary shining light on a weaving community from Kutch.N O U R I S H
Remember the transient nature of material life through the Sand Mandala, a Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
Listen to stone beings with the Q’ero, the ‘Last of the Incas’ living in the Andean mountains of Peru.Immerse into serenity and calm with this ambient album by Moby.
On the 13th of November Norlha celebrated its 15th anniversary. The day saw the invitation of the local Lama, Lama Phuntsok who blessed the atelier and the artisans. The employees enjoyed a draw of Norlha gifts where up to 150 employees and their children each received a Norlha product. The day ended in a large feast and games.
On the 18th November Ganden Namchoe was observed in Ritoma through the offering of lights, celebrating the anniversary of the enlightenment of Je Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Tibetan Gelukpa School of Tibetan Buddhism.On the 22nd of November the atelier observed a holiday as the nomads of Ritoma attended the ‘Torkya' or Ritual Cake Throwing Ceremony, a ritual meant to cleanse the air of any malevolent forces bent on creating obstacles during the coming year.