The Run-Away Rangrang Bali, Indonesia

What does the future look like for the traditional weaving art form in Indonesia? Will it go the way of the obi and kimono in Japan where a few weavers remain in the cultural city of Kyoto where [...]

Next Steps for Weavers in Timor

This was my second trip to Timor this year and there will be one more trip the end of November. Compared to other islands, West Timor has the most number of weaving groups Threads of Life works with.

Karutuan Toraja and Mamasa Toraja News

“I thought Timor’s roads were bad,” reported Yansen, Threads of Life’s Timorese field staff, of his June 2015 field trip to Toraja. “But nothing compares to the roads in this part of Sulawesi! I [...]

Sumba – Reflections after 20 years

The light in Sumba is like no other place. I am mesmerized as I drive along in the early hours of the morning how it highlights the contours of the low laying hills in the distance and outlines [...]

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