Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

 Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

 Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

 Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

 Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

 Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

 Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.
 Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.
 Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.
 Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.
 Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.
 Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

Tanya learning backstrap weaving with Mayan weavers as part of her Artists Helping Artisans initiative.

Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

Based on backstrap weaving techniques Tanya learned in Chiapas, Mexico, she affixed herself to an object, which acted as a counterbalance as she pulled the shuttle across the loom on a street in America's wealthiest -- and most recognizable -- zip codes, along side open-mouthed tourists, and nearly empty luxury shops, becoming an instigator. Performance Crafting creates an experience that challenges the expectations of the passive or "safe" nature of crafting. Performance Crafting isn't just about the finished product, it's about the process, which explores identity, means of production, and our relationship to our environments.

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