New UNESCO videos honour work, skills and craftsmanship
Concentration, craft and creativity are celebrated in a new series of UNESCO videos illustrating a variety skills, from leatherwork in Italy, stonecarving in Morocco to watchmaking in Switzerland.
Produced by the organization to coincide with the Third International Congress on TVET (Shanghai, 13-16 May 2012), the videos also stress the transmission of knowledge.
The work involves the immemorial materials of stone, wood, leather and metal. As actions speak louder than words, the videos are without commentary and so can be appreciated universally.