Postcards tagged: Artisans
BHUTAN – My energetic guides explain many of the techniques one can use to keep evil spirits at bay, which include painting giant ejaculating phalluses on walls.
MOROCCO – A woman teaches me their shrieking technique, and I realize why I do things for Nest, why I came to Morocco to meet these women. We are part of something phenomenal.
ANTIGUA, Guatemala – A Central American textile shop offers artisan-made souvenirs that are sustainable and low-impact.
ROME – The chair arrived in London in a long tube a few weeks later. The craftsmanship is superb; the leather is beautiful. Ben spends many a sunny afternoon lounging in his courtyard, exactly as he had imagined.
TAOS, New Mexico – If driving was ever poetic, it's a car curving along the winding road, past the alpine meadows and expansive horizon. Pull over (slowly, carefully, often).