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Meeting with chinese traditions bearers

Autum 2016, Altai

Autum 2016 Sofie Kleppe traveled to the Altai-mountains and the village Khom northeast in China for to search leather masters in Chines and Mongolian traditional handcrafters. The photos under shows Sofies visit in four different workshops of traditional central asian handcraft techniques that still are alive: Tanning of cow skin and braiding techniques. Leather maker that works with teaching. Traditional ski maker in Altai. Skin tanner in the nomadic village.