The first full day at the Binga Craft Centre… I push on with my paper workshop for half the day, with the younger women… the other have to start weaving.
Zimbabwe weaving project – TNBW
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The morning of the day after we arrived in Binga (which is a small town on Lake Kariba in northern Zimbabwe). BEAUTIFUL.
The previous afternoon was spent just meeting the group of women for the first time – and showing them baskets from other places (in last post)
When I arrived in Zimbabwe (Bulawayo – my birth town) for a series of weaving workshops there with 2 different groups of women weavers, I was taken to the rank market, where a certain pride was shown by the people selling tomatoes and sorghum and so on. It immediately reminded me of the way produce and objects are often proudly and beautifully displayed in Japan – like the fruit in the second photo above…