Creativity

Discover how cultural traditions and art forms create meaningful relationships between individuals, communities, and the living world.

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The Art of Weaving

Homesteader Jessica Green shares the deeply rooted tradition of weaving and artisanship in Appalachia.

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While I Yet Live

Five African American women quilters and freedom-fighters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, share their cultural and family heritage of quilting. 

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Film Quechua women weavers
Awana

Meet Quechua women weavers in the remote town of Patacancha in the south of Peru.

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Film Native master carver Joe Martin
The Canoe Maker

Master carver Joe Martin, one of the few traditional craftsmen left, makes dugout canoes used by his people, the Pacific Northwest Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations.

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The Man is the Music

Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley finds healing in the transformative power of art. 
 

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Film Indigenous man holding instrument
The Offering

Quechua dancers perform a pre-celebration ritual associated with Peru's unique Quechua Danza de Tijeras, or “Scissor Dance."

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Film Flamenco dancer and guitarist in dance studio
Soleá

This story follows a day in the life of Spanish flamenco guitarist, Juan Ramírez.

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Photo Essay
The Beauty of Craft

Explore the creative process with master artists and craftspeople in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

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Photo Essay
The Art of Making Wool

Mimi Luebbermann raises sheep at Windrush Farm in Petaluma, California, where she works to educate the public about wool and fiber arts. 

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Silent Crescendo

Meet artist Slobodan Dan Paich, who creates simple drawings with tea and ink in a daily ritual.

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Laugh Clown Laugh

A portrait of Berlin based clown Reinhard "Filou" Horstkotte explores poetics of performance, laughter and spontaneity. 

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Film Building a traditional Japanese house
Minka

This short film chronicles the restoration of a remarkable Japanese farmhouse and the memories it contains.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Clowning Around
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Resurrecting a Home

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