Savunese culture goes to
This August a group of
weavers and musicians from Savu will be
in residence at the Horniman Museum, London, as
part of a special programme of events to
accompany the Woven Blossoms
Alongside the textiles is a photographic
display showing aspects of life on the
island, including artifacts made from the
lontar palm, on which the islanders'
The textiles were collected for the
Museum by Genevieve Duggan, whose research describes the
significance of textiles in Savunese
culture and how its production and the
islanders' way of life is changing.
The Museum is situated just 5 minutes
walk from Forest Hill station, which is
15 minutes by train from London Bridge.
The exhibition runs until February 2005
and admission is free.
2007 Ina Tali/Francesca Von Reinhaart.
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