IT TAKES A VILLAGE
The success of Crafting Kenya is a reflection of the effort of many people: the craftspeople who enthusiastically opened their doors to us so that we could witness the behind-the-scenes story of Kenyan craftsmanship and bring this story to the world, via photography; friends and family from around the world, from Nairobi to New York, who embraced the project, and followed our journey, cheering us on from the sidelines and proposing that we replicate Crafting Kenya in Haiti, Colombia, Peru…
Survival. Economics. Self-Actualization. Opportunity. Self-Determination. Education. Recreation. Tradition. Environmental Activism. Passion. These words neatly capture the broad spectrum of the artisans’ motivations for engaging with their craft.