We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by. Will Rogers
So this post is me sitting on the curb and applauding for Andreas Möeller: http://www.moeller-hamburg.com/a/75-Flying-8-A-New-School-Of-Weaving.html
I initially gravitated to his work while searching for inspiring weaving. His color choices are dramatic and sophisticated. His collapse and textured structures are exciting.
So I searched his name to see if he had a website, and I found this story:
http://www.moeller-hamburg.com/c/Flying-8 about his work taking build-able, body-friendly, 8-shaft loom designs to weavers in the third world.
Above are towels woven in Ethiopia on the Flying 8 looms set up by Andreas.