A Gift From The Heavens: The Cosmology Within Spinning And Weaving

Morag Feeney-Beaton: A Gift From The Heavens: The Cosmology within Spinning and Weaving 21 June 2016

Morag Feeney-Beaton

A Gift From The Heavens: The Cosmology Within Spinning And Weaving
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 18:45

This talk will examine beliefs about spinning and weaving in astrology and astronomy.

Morag Feeney-Beaton's talk explored the images and metaphors of spinning and weaving in the world's mythologies, especially in cosmology and cosmogony. Her research investigated the awareness of such traditions among contemporary craftspeople and the meaning they felt was woven in their practice.

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