We conclude our feature of the Fowler Museum’s exhibit on weaving with a video from Mindanao, Philippines.
Watch a video about a mother and daughter-in-law team who make wonderful batik in Java.
Today Dapong balances the diverse circumstances of her life, although the cultural complex that once supported weaving has completely altered.
Margareta Taub Kapitan’s success in a women’s weaving group is intimately connected with the sweeping political changes that overtook Indonesia during the Suharto era.
Still in her thirties, Siti Samsiyah is the moving force behind a batik enterprise on the island of Madura.
Rambu Pakki & Rambu Tokung discuss their collection of pahudu, devices that preserve complex textile patterns.
A video featuring Luisa de Jesus, the granddaughter of the first local ruler of Tutuala, in the eastern tip of the island of Timor.
The first featured film in our summer series highlighting an outstanding exhibit at the Fowler Museum at UCLA.
In honor of International Women’s Day, held on March 8, this week we spotlight books on women in Southeast Asia.