Batik in Times of Covid

Batik in Times of Covid

In Indonesia, very little is accomplished unless it is done face-to-face, which is clearly hard to achieve during this Coronavirus ...
Read More
/
Restoring Balance

Restoring Balance

In traditional communities all across Indonesia, epidemics or disasters are seen as an imbalance of life on the earth and ...
Read More
/
Ritual Life and Livelihoods in Conflict on Savu

Ritual Life and Livelihoods in Conflict on Savu

On this end of the year trip to Savu we intended to focus on deepening our understanding of the construction ...
Read More
/
Mud Dyeing in Sumba: Peer to Peer Learning

Mud Dyeing in Sumba: Peer to Peer Learning

During this trip to East Sumba we had the fascinating opportunity to observe the traditional mud dyeing process. We joined ...
Read More
/
Towards a Sustainable Yellow Dye

Towards a Sustainable Yellow Dye

The recipe used for making a yellow-brown natural dye for traditional batiks in central Java is known as soga. Soga ...
Read More
/
Lembata and Timor Fieldtrip

Lembata and Timor Fieldtrip

In September our fieldstaff visited both Flores and Timor to meet with weavers working with Threads of Life. Twenty years ...
Read More
/
First, Do No Harm

First, Do No Harm

When I first came to Bali in 1986 I remember talking to Pung as I was trying to learn some ...
Read More
/
Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores Part 2

Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores Part 2

The island of Palu’e is located off the north coast of Flores in the Flores Sea and is part of ...
Read More
/
Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores

Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores

During the latter half of May, Tutut, Leah Uhe (our AVI -Australian Volunteer International) and myself made our second visit ...
Read More
/
0