WARP is a catalyst for improving the quality of life of textile artisans worldwide.
We are an inclusive global network of individuals and organizations who value the social, cultural, historic, artistic, and economic importance of textile arts.
We believe textiles are fundamental to the human experience and reflect a community’s culture
With over 500 WARP members living and working in textile communities around the world, this exhibition showcases a diversity of artistic creations and traditions from Argentina, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Laos, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Uganda, the United States, and more.
Oct. 17 & 18, 2023 (Virtual Event) – MEMBERS ONLY. Join WARP for a Fireside Chat with scholarship recipient Elisa Lutteral. Elisa is an Argentinean artist based in Brooklyn, working in sculptural and performative pieces revolving around the exploration of social constructions around capitalism and patriarchy and challenges these narratives of control.INGLÉS/ESPAÑOL
We believe cross-cultural exchange enriches the lives of individuals in the global textile community and promotes positive change
Our work supporting textile communities around the world is made possible by the generosity of donors like you.
We believe networking and sharing information facilitates constructive action
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By Nilda Callañaupa Álvarez, Christine Franquemont and Joe Coca. The powerful visual expressions of Joe Coca’s photographs introduce dozens of elder weavers and the landscapes that they occupy in the Cusco region of the Peruvian Andes. A revealing cultural study presents personal stories and deep insight into time-honored textile traditions.