There aren’t many like him anymore, the handy, soft-spoken old ones, who still know how to farm, how to raise up a house you can live in, how to still-hunt a whitetail.
Filmed in 1964 by the Maine-based photographer and filmmaker Peter Vogt, Pioneer Axe documents the forging of fine axes at Oakland’s last operating workshop, Emerson & Stevens, just months before it, too, was forced out of business.
Five acclaimed African American quilters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, talk about love, religion and the fight for civil rights as they continue the tradition of quilting that originally brought them together.
Through his art, Filipe Horta seeks to assure that the nativity plays endure as a piece of the region’s living traditions, not merely historic folklore.
Every man who works with his hands
Has seen that look. Maybe we showed up
To patch the roof, service the furnace,
Or unclog the sewer…
How keeping a craft tradition alive can bring a 500-year-old city into the future.
A Mexican mother torn between her politics and pleasing her only son’s request – to have a Donald Trump piñata for his birthday party.
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. ABDÓN PUNZO and his crew make beautiful, functional artifacts from waste copper in Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacan. Directed by Mariano Rentería Garnica, Mexican Handcraft Masters is a documentary series about … Continue reading →
The second phase of the Central de Muros begins with 50 artists from around the world racing to finish 39 murals. Mexico City’s Central de Abasto, the world’s largest market, … Continue reading →