Category: INSPIRATIONAL STORIES
Mengobrol santai dengan Oktaviana Sitorus, seorang putri dari seorang ibu almarhum penenun dari desa Si Gaol, sebuah desa kecil di pinggiran Danau Toba. Okta dari kecil sudah diajari bertenun oleh ibu dan Neneknya, namun karena harus menuntut ilmu yang lebih mapan lagi, Oktaviana harus meninggalkan […]
Our Ulos weaving stories from Lake Toba – the region is still actively weaving using back-strap loom.
For many years we have been trying to meet with weavers in the Lake Toba region of North Sumatra and see their weaving activities closely. Rumor has it that backstrap loom weaving here is dying out as young generation no longer interested to continue this tradition. […]
By Nelly Andon For Project “Seeing is Believing” Many of us would love to own an Indonesian tradition Ikat textile, a traditional woven cloth which often takes months or even years to produce. As tradition textile lovers, we often fully aware the complex and time-consuming […]
By Nelly Andon If you are an Indonesian living abroad and a lover of Indonesian culture diversity, you would probably occasionally hear yourself moaning or grumbling “why on earth does Indonesia only promote gamelan and angklung music instruments globally out of thousands of musical instruments […]
Ulos is a name given to traditional woven cloth from Tano Batak, North Sumatra. If you have not heard of Ulos, follow our regular updates here on our blog site, where we will be featuring some of the Indonesian traditional textiles from many parts of […]