[TimorLesteStudies] Textiles, handicrafts, art and sewing as livelihoods Timor-Leste Friday 9th November Victoria Uni

Jennifer Drysdale jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Thu Nov 8 13:12:44 EST 2007

>From: <sara at alolafoundation.org>
>To: "Sara at Monash" <sara.niner at Arts.monash.edu.au>
>Dear Friends and Colleagues
>Hope to see you here with some initial thoughts from a recent visit to Timor

>Friday 9th November - Textiles, handicrafts, art 
>and sewing as livelihoods Timor-Leste – Room 
>16.11 Flinders Street Campus Victoria University 3.00 – 5.00pm  Refreshments
>While many Timorese women engage in traditional 
>textile production and marketing, is this a 
>viable livelihood for them?  What is the 
>relationship between traditional art and craft 
>practices and the modern market?  Would 
>dressmaking and tailoring be a better skill for 
>young women wanting to make more money?  How can 
>talented artists and craftswomen best be assisted to market their works?
>Sara Niner
>Deb Salvagno
>Dr. Sara Niner
>m: 0417 357 298
>t: 03 9527 5063
>e: sara at alolafoundation.org

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