Cynthia Alberto

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An artist, designer, and founder of the Brooklyn-based healing arts studio Weaving Hand, Cynthia Alberto seeks to bridge traditional and contemporary weaving techniques, drawing inspiration from ancient communities of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Her artwork, performances, and public weaving projects honor traditional and artisanal techniques while also incorporating unconventional materials and a zero-waste philosophy. Throughout her artwork and teaching, Alberto continuously explores the many intersections between weaving and healing, as well as craft and sustainability.


Zero Waste Backstrap Weaving

This workshop will introduce the history of backstrap weaving, an ancient and globally practiced tradition consisting of two sticks with stretched warps in between. Using both traditional and modern backstrap […]

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