Oaxaca Stories In Cloth

Oaxaca Stories In Cloth

Oaxaca Stories in Cloth

Winner:
2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, Gold, Multicultural 
2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, Silver, Art & Photography 

Oaxaca Stories in Cloth includes more than 175 sensitive, intimate, full-color portraits of traditional people of the Oaxacan hinterlands who continue to wrap themselves in the clothing that expresses their ancient, living culture. Eric Mindling captures this vanishing world with artistry and respect, and just in the nick of time. This book offers a window into a vanishing culture where few people have the opportunity to go.

Review

"An exquisitely beautiful account of a people and a textile tradition that is the perfect expression of their past, the embodiment of their present, and the symbol of their cultural survival as they chart their way forward. A glorious book." —Wade Davis, author, photographer, National Geographic Explorer, Professor of Anthropology at University of British Columbia


"This beautiful book carries us directly up dusty roads and into the heart of the vibrant villages of Oaxaca where ancient traditions are alive with meaning and import, even in today’s harried world." —Peggy Clark, Director, Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, The Aspen Institute


"Eric Mindling’s search for Oaxacan women...

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