recapping the video.

This is a video I made with friend Sheri Brautigam last year. We spent 7 days in the village of Teotitlan and followed the process of spinning, weaving and dying silk.

We were studying film making and this was our small piece. It's fascinating and I was reminded of the film today because I went to a lecture by Sheri on Huipiles of Oaxaca.

What on earth is a Huipil you ask..?

Its a fascinating subject and we sat in a crowded room and listened as Sheri related her experiences going from village to village documenting these amazing garments.

I do have an antique Huipil myself and I hope to purchase more textiles when I go to Oaxaca next week.

Well it's midnight and time to retire.



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