Co-authored with Ector Garcia.
Published in Textile: Cloth and Culture Vol.14 Issue 1, 2016, pp.122-135.
Ana Paula Fuentes was the first Executive Director of the Museo Textil de Oaxaca (the Textile Museum of Oaxaca), from 2008 to 2012. In this interview, she reflects on developing and implementing the Museum’s core values and mandate as a living, community space dedicated to supporting Oaxacan textiles and textile artisans. She She is uniquely positioned to reflect on its role as an institutional space dedicated as much to the preservation of textiles and textile traditions and skills as it is to fostering social and community space.