Episode 129: Weaving Sustainability and Social Justice with Sarah Gotowka of Luna Fiber Studio
In this week’s episode, LaChaun is speaking with Sarah Gotowka the founder and director of Luna Fiber Studio, A textile studio specializing in weaving and natural dyes, rooted in sustainability and social justice.
Sarah Gotowka is a practiceing textile artist and instructor. She began weaving in 2005 and then growing natural dyes in 2010. Since moving to the Ithaca area she has taught at SUNY Cortland, Cornell University, Ithaca College, The Johnson Museum of Art, Wells College, and New Roots Charter School to name a few. Sarah is a Korean adoptee and also works part time for the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York. There she mentors youth adoptees, and advocates around trans-racial adoption issues.
Weaving and dyeing have been a powerful healing tool in Sarah’s journey of exploring her roots and connecting to her ancestral knowledge.Comment below to keep the conversation going!