Asia

15 October 2019

Paper People — making clothing from paper in Japan

This project will translate, record, articulate, preserve, and disseminate craft knowledge related to paper clothing (kamiko) made from sheets of […]

15 October 2019

Documenting the Instrument and Instrument-making of Angkuoch, Cambodian Mouth Harp

This project documents and makes available for future generations the instrument and instrument-making practices of Cambodian mouth harp (or “Jew’s […]

15 October 2019

Wooden reed making of the ethnic Lao Khrang in Thailand

Reed, a comb-like element of a weaving loom which is responsible for separating warp and beating weft yarn, is one […]

15 October 2019

Material Culture of Batek Hunter-Gatherers in Pahang State, Malaysia

The Batek are hunter-gatherers who dwell in lowland rainforest across the states of Terengganu, Kelantan, and Pahang in Peninsular Malaysia, […]

15 October 2019

Museum, Community and Object: An ethnography of Sarawak native blades in a temporal and spatial milieu

This research aims to document technological aspects of Bidayuh, Iban and Penan native blades and, changes occurring with them. A […]