Documenting, supporting, connecting and, promoting fading cultures under threat
Bio-cultural Diversity & Cultural Heritage Conservationist
National Geographic Global Explorer
Documenting, recording and reporting the unique biocultural interactions between people and their natural resources; exploring the rich intangible cultural heritage of traditional ways of living; Research, films, expeditions and project development in remote and hard to reach locations across the globe.
Working closely with traditional artisans and craft folk in the conservation of vernacular architecture, intangible and tangible cultural heritage and traditional ways of life.
Working to document, highlight, strengthen and support the links between communities and their biocultural diversity, their artisanal skills, and the stories of heritage and the human spirit.
Developing a platform for the traditional products, marketing and sales of verifiable traditional artisanal crafts and craftsmanship from across the globe. Treating traditional artisans as partners and custodians of traditional knowledge ethically working with traditional knowledge.
Current Projects include:
The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Displacement Communities: Rohingya Heritage
Thar Desert Culture and Diversity
Fading Cultures Transect Norther Pakistan
Exploring the Roots of Roghan Traditional Arts and the Silk Roads