DAYAK LUNDAYEH REING BASKET DECORATED WITH PAINT. PHOTO: JOHN BOYD MACDONALD – TAASA Review June 2019
Such two week facilitated workshops are a critical component in the craftsmanshipcentred approach employed by master Dayak Aoheng artisan `trainer’, Theodora Hangin Bang, and Paulus Kadok, a Dayak Benuaq and Head of the CCP.
A few senior Kenyah women had pieces of the puzzle: a couple knew how to best harvest bamboo and process the raw materials; others remembered how to prepare the natural dyes.
Most had not plaited for years, others were new to plaiting...