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Crafts, Cultural Sustainability, Education
Our in-person workshop series coincided with the first-ever International Felt Festival in Kazakhstan
These workshops will support participating emerging artists to build relationships, expand their international network, and work collaboratively through craft.
Art & Design, Education, Religion & Spirituality
One Javanese text describes batik not only as an art form, but also as a method of individual character building.
The series would pair artists from Kazakhstan and United States to compare their craft practices and lead participants in an activity.