This week's links–January 11

We're excited to have our curatorial side project, Made to Move, featured on the Chairs and Buildings blog today!

Incredible photo essay by Christopher Payne in The New York Times  Magazine about the last remaining textile mills in the U.S.

In case you haven't seen it yet, this talk by Tina Roth Eisenberg is really inspiring--all about the importance and power of labor of love projects.

And for those of you interested in everything textile, this list of resources is really great.

And lastly, more inspiring photography, courtesy of The New York Times. Tanya Habjouqa, a Jordanian-born photographer, looks for subtler strategies to explore today’s Palestinian experience.

"She focused on pleasure instead of suffering. She focused on humor, too, which she said Palestinians use to face the absurdities of everyday life in the Israeli-controlled West Bank and the Hamas-controlled Gaza.

“I am in awe of the Palestinians for not only surviving but actually enjoying their lives in the face of the difficulties of their daily life and their political situation,” said Ms. Habjouqa, who was raised mostly in Texas."

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