South East Asia with Tracy Kaestner

Four CHH members toured Singapore, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand and shared their experiences at the May 17 meeting. Tracy Kaestner, Laura Viada, Connie Elliott and DeeDee Woodbury spent 2 weeks touring silk textile studios, as well as eating local food and touring the cultural heritage sites, such as Ankgor Wat. They shared the following links as a handout.

Singapore
Asian Civilisations Museum www.acm.org.sg
Singapore Botanical Gardens
Juraong Bird Park
Peranakan Museum www.peranakanmuseum.sg

Cambodia
Siem Reap
Artisans Angkor www.artisansdangkor.com
Senteurs d’Angkor www.wenteursdangkor.com
Apsara Dance Theater www.angkorvillage.com
IKTT Institue for Khmer Traditional Textiles. www.iktt.esprit-libre.org/en

Laos
Vientiane
Phang Mae Gallery www.phaengmaigallery.com
Carol Cassidy www.laotextiles.com

Luang Prabang
Ock Pop tok meaning East meets West www.ockpoptok.com

Thailand, Chiang Mia
Patricia Cheeseman www.studio–naenna.com