Fabrics of Indonesia: Part 2

— Introduction by Kelly Fitzgerald — Last year, Indonesiaful published the first-ever edition of Fabrics of Indonesia. This year, we would like to showcase this unique part of Indonesia’s cultural heritage once again by featuring the 2015-2016 ETAs. Whether it be batik, cual, or any other local variation, fabrics in Indonesia can have many meanings.…

Monthly Highlights: September-October 2015

Each month, current ETAs are asked to share highlights of their activities at their sites. This month features ETAs from Group 1, located in Sumatra, Bangka, and Central Java. What follows is a sampling of how they got involved in their communities during the first full month at their sites. Magelang, Central Java, 1 September…

Fabrics of Indonesia

– By Christopher Linnan –  – Introduction by Katy Rennenkampf – Indonesia’s many local cultures seem united by a love of all things colorful, most notably, colorful fabrics. From island to island you can find many different patterns, colors, and methods, each with a distinct meaning and history. Although Indonesia is most famous for its…