The Thread of History

Clothing has always straddled the line between art and function. Born out of necessity, methods of creating and wearing textiles have evolved to represent cultural values as well as individuality. With evidence of its existence dating back 27,000 years, weaving is one of humanity’s oldest activities. It is also one of the most universal, as […]

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Clan Jetties: Floating Identities or Waterfront Heritage?

The bustling sea trade in the late 19th Century brought swarms of Chinese immigrants from Fujian province, China, in search of work. From short landing stages to dual purpose sheds for work and living, communities soon formed as fellow clansmen arrived, forming extensions along the jetty…

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