with Karen hilltribe people in Mae la Oop Jan 2017
Mae la Oop is a tiny village in the mountains of Northern Thailand, where culture and a traditional way of life is maintained. In the Karen culture, basket weaving is mens work and fabric weaving on a back strap loom, a part of the daily routine for the women.
Willow Weaving Course Uk
with Tom Hare at Greenwood Days, Leicester 2013
Beautiful whip like willow in a wet woodland for two days. Productive though, with three sculptural baskets and a snail. Thanks Tom
Basket Weaving in Kenya
Kibera, Nairobi 2013
How lucky was I to meet Charity a Kenyan basket weaver. Here she is giving me a few tips on how she makes a basket. Materials used are sisal, plastic bags and wool.
A Patrick Dougherty Sculpture Federation Square, Melbourne, Oct 2012
A team of volunteers was needed to complete the mammoth task of building the piece, essentially giant cubby house in the middle of the city. What a great experience it was.