Monthly Archives: October 2011

Rawat Vongla

“My name is Rawat Vongla. I was born on December the 28th, 1972 in Udon Thani, in Isarn – the north-east region of Thailand. It is in this region that I grew up in the bosom of a modest farmer … Continue reading

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In the traditional Akha view art is something one wears. They don’t hang their creative work on walls. They put it on their bodies. To an Akha, art is the adornment of everyday being and to wear it is to … Continue reading

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