This film follows three craft research residencies that took place in parallel in Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam as part of the British Council’s work in Southeast Asia.
Look out Thao Vu who is based in Vietnam where she teaches textile and fashion as well as running her own contemporary fashion brand Kilomet 109 which fuses traditional crafts and contemporary design, and employs local artisans.
This was film accompanies our UK exhibition On the Line: New perspectives on craft in Southeast Asia, exploring craft through the practices of women in Southeast Asia.
Filmed and edited by TACA with additional Vietnam footage from Grace Crannis and Tenaya Steed.
The film is also part of the Crafts Council’s Real to Reel film festival 2017.
Image courtesy of The British Council, Weaving_in_Amarapura_Villages_Mandalay_Myanmar_Sandra_Sordini.