‘Stripcloth Splendours’ at AACDD 2012
2012-09-19 - 2012-09-24
Culture, Beauty, Identity - Indigenous Traditional Skills and Cultural Identity as ‘Added Value’ in the Contemporary Revival of West Africa’s Textile Heritage
This summer the British European Design Group, London and the Burkina based charitable non-government organisation SOS-SaveOurSkills present the exhibition ‘Stripcloth Splendours - Contemporary Revival of West Africa’s Textile Heritage’ as part of the British Council’s International Architecture and Design Showcase 2012. Drawn from the unique ‘Projet de Tissage’ in Burkina Faso, this exhibition brings together for the first time in the UK, the story of the ancient textile traditions and heritage of West Africa and its survival in the 21st Century.
The exhibition at the Bargehouse is part of the African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora AACDD 2012 Bargehouse Festival ‘Untold Gold’
Nearest tube/train station: Southwark, Lambeth North, Waterloo
For more information about the African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Initiative (AACDD) visit: www.aacdd.org
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