First trip to Nepal. Meet with weavers. Strategise initial community engagement. Confirm workshop spaces.
Preparation for initial workshops, including writing workshop plans, assembling workshop team, identifying participants.
Second trip to Nepal. Workshops 1 & 2, introducing the project to participants and producing initial designs Visit potential exhibition venues.
Commission weavings from initial designs.
Studio practice in response to first workshops.
Presentation of initial workshop approaches to researchers.
Third trip to Nepal. Workshops 3 & 4, sharing commissioned weavings with participants and working collaboratively in response to further conversation. Discuss presentation methods with participants. Identify exhibition venue.
Commission further weavings from new designs.
Further studio practice in response to the workshops. Identify venue for exhibition in the UK.
Share final weavings with participants. Agree on methods for public presentation.