Making Futures Philippines. Photograph British Council.
In March 2020 ‘Making Futures: Rethinking Craft Communities, Taking on Global Challenges’ three-day conference took place in Cebu, the Philippines.
The conference was a partnership between the British Council and Plymouth College of Art, supported through British Council's Crafting Futures global programme, the Design Centre of the Philippines and the Philippine Textile Research Institute.
The team in the Philippines recently commissioned: Crafting Futures: Sustaining handloom weaving in the Philippines – a report on the industry’s gaps and opportunities in the country and are making plans for Crafting Futures in the Philippines from 2020 onwards informed by this research.