1. From Worms to Silk: The Metamorphosis

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    This piece shows the process of worms being transformed into silk, giving up their lives for the fabrics we cherish. It's an insane process that looks so ancient yet still goes on in many places…

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    • From Caterpillar to Kimono

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      Students enrolled in the Introduction to Anthropology course visited the Nishijin textile facility in Kyoto Japan http://www.nishijin.or.jp/eng/eng.htm for lesson in Kimono culture. Kimono, which…

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      • Week Eight: New Years, winter camp, silk class

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        Happy New Year! This week was another interesting and short week. It was New Years, which we missed it actually turn, winter camp started, and I took a silk class, probably not what you think! Let…

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        • Week Eight Mini: Boiled silk worm

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          I ate a boiled silk worm...I won't be repeating that. When in Korea!

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          • A Road To Laos

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            Singaporean fashion designer Benny Ong tells of his rise to fame serving Royalty and haute couture in Europe, and how his recent search for fulfillment took him to Laos, where he learned to appreciate…

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            • Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Rural India through Microfinancing - Commonwealth

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              Women and youth entrepreneurs in rural India are accessing credit and financial literacy training through an initiative by India's Corporation Bank, in partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat…

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              • Andipa | David Roux-Fouillet | MORPHOSES

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                Exploring the delicate dynamics between rarely connected materials, both living and non-living, the artist will create a field of lotus leaves, a hybrid environment from which his compelling sculptural…

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                • Silkworms eating, spinning and defecating

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                  We have a Mulberry Tree in our garden so my partner Luke thought he would make good use of it and breed some silk worms (Silk worms eat Mulberry Tree leaves). So he jumped on the internet and purchased…

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                  • Feeding the Dragons

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                    Mushu, Spike, and the other one seem hungry. And the worms seem rather abundant :) The first 40 seconds are the best. The rest I just got carried away.

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                    • Thailand Rural Life - the real Thailand

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                      This is a video taken in 2003 of a trip to rural Thailand. Shows quite a bit about the type of lifestyle that people have. It came as quite a shock having spent most of my life in first world…

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