Meet the Artisan: Tamay

Meet the Artisan: Tamay

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Thu 28 Nov 2019, 7 – 9 pm
Qua, Hanoi Rock City
27/52 Tô Ngọc Vân, Tây Hồ, Hà Nội

From the organizer:

Join Fashion Revolution to meet Tamay, a Mien artisan from Ta Phin village in Sapa. Ask her your questions in our special Q&A, browse Tamay’s collection of vintage Mien and Hmong embroidery and textiles in our one-night-only pop up shop and see our short film of our recent visit to Tamay’s house.

Tamay is from a long line of Mien women who make their own clothes, passing down the skills to their daughters. Mien women spend a year making themselves a set of embroidered clothes, which they wear for the following year.

Tamay is a businesswoman and entrepreneur. She cannot read or write yet she has taught herself English and Vietnamese and has become a figurehead of her community. Hear her inspiring story and learn how she and women of her community make their own clothes.

Meet the Artisan is a “Who Made My Clothes?” event hosted by Fashion Revolution Vietnam.


7PM: Doors open
7.25PM: Short Film Screening
7.30PM: Live Q&A with Tamay, FR Country Coordinator Ellen Downes and Artist in Residence Ellie Shipman
8-9PM: Exclusive pop-up shop


Tickets are pay what you can:
150,000vnd minimum – general admission
100,000vnd minimum – students

Places are limited, so book early to guarantee your space!

Register for your ticket here

Proceeds will cover Tamay’s travel from Sapa and the event space. This is a volunteer run event so please support where you can.

This event will be in English but Tamay also speaks Vietnamese so can answer Vietnamese language questions.

Follow updates on the event’s page


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