Friday, February 6, 2009

Guatemalan Weaving, Videos

A short documentary about the work that MayaWorks does with Mayan artisans in Guatemala.

Impact Ministries employs a couple, Carlos and Encarnacion, who weaves table sets (napkins,
placemats, and table runners. A Zaakistan Production

At the lakeside of lake Atitlan in Guatemala a group of weavers are producing a new line of products meant for the European market. In the film the designer Heidi Winge Strøm and two of the guatemalean weavers are telling about the proces of using natural wool in weaving and develop new products. The film is part of a webside that will present and promote their products.