Saturday, January 5, 2008

The Working Traveller - Part 1 John Gillow

John Gillow

In this, the first of four episodes, John Gillow introduces his life and speaks about his passion for textiles. John is a well established author who has produced a wide range of title for the publisher Thames and Hudson. He is currently completeing a new title, Textiles of the Islamic World. Johnw is also a collector who has witnessed the changes in the Kutch Desert of India for Over 30 years.

he Working Traveller was a workshop held at the Maiwa Textile Symposium on October 17, 2007. The panel consisted of John Gillow, Noorjehan Bilgrammi, and Charllotte Kwon. Each member of the panel spoke about their personal experience as a working traveller, how they got started, the reason for their journeys and how travel and the interaction with other cultures has changed their lives.

Recorded at the 2007 Maiwa Textile Symposium on October 17, 2007
Posted January 2008