Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Sisilia Sii, Weaver – Flores, Indonesia

This video focuses on Cecilia Sii, a skillful weaver woman on the Indonesian island of Flores and her daughter, Grasiana Wani, who has followed into the weaving tradition of her family. The narration describes the role of the artist in creating the textiles, introduces the main steps in textile production, and depicts Cecilia Sii telling her story about becoming a weaver and learning different patterns.

Sisilia Sii, Weaver – Flores, Indonesia from Fowler Museum on Vimeo.