Updated: Mar 18
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f you want to develop ethical and long-term artisan partnerships that have a positive impact and enrich your design process, learn from Sonica Sarna who has been partnering with over 40 artisan communities for more than a decade.
In session 1 you will learn about, * The social, environmental, and cultural impact of artisan partnership. * Gain a foundational understanding of various types of artisan techniques. * How to develop respectful and mutually beneficial relationships with communities. * Overcoming challenges faced in the design and production process, understanding minimums, lead times, and payment terms. * How to protect your designs and cultural intellectual rights of the artisan. * Tools for ethical storytelling
Session 2: Date to be announced. In session 2 meet artisan communities, ask questions, and grow your network. Begin the process of building meaningful artisan partnerships. Receive a list of highly recommended artisan communities selected by Sonica.