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
A donation to WARP expands our impact in textile communities to create positive change in the world. This holiday season, consider making or gifting a donation to WARP!
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.
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From the very first WARP “meeting” in 1992, we knew that the most important mission of this new organization was communication and networking. Our goal was to connect people who wanted to support textile artists with textile artists that needed support. In 1992, the internet had not yet been invented. INGLÉS/ESPAÑOL