Event 10th November 2-4pm

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Join us in celebration of collaborative work with our Timor-Leste partners, followed by our 7th Annual General Meeting. The event sees the first public preview of Fo-Ba-Malu textiles and the results of important research and project work undertaken by ETWA members and LO’UD Cooperative during the past two years. Exhibition 1st to 17th November 2013. Event 10th November 2013 | 2pm – 4pm. ETWA AGM 10th November 2013 | 4pm – 5pm

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This unique exhibition tells a unique story, tracing the relationship between ETWA and Timorese women through objects and images over the last eight years. Commencing in 2005 and culminating with the current Fo-Ba-Malu project, ETWA has worked with LO’UD women to establish a sustainable enterprise model that ensures member-weavers are paid fairly for their work while also contributing to the preservation important cultural practices.

This event celebrates our unique partnership and showcases the Fo-Ba-Malu range of plant-dyed textiles, a design collaboration project between ETWA volunteers and LO’UD weavers. Findings of key research undertaken by ETWA between 2011 and 2012 into the economics of hand-weaving will also be presented.

The event will be followed by ETWA’s Annual General Meeting.
WHEN:             Sunday 10th November, 2pm
                         followed by our AGM at 4pm – 5pm
WHERE:           Augustine Centre,
                         2 Minona Street Hawthorn
RSVP:              Monday 28th October 2013
                         to steph@etwa.org.au
Contact Steph for further information: steph@etwa.org.au

Link to  a guided tour of  The Fo-Ba-Malu Story

 

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