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The African textile industry is fascinating in it’s history, complexity, and artistry, and as a symbol of African culture and heritage. This short video offers insight into the work of practitioners who keep alive three West African (Nigeria, Ghana and Mali) ancient textile traditions: Adire, Adinkra and Bogolan 'Mud cloth'. Each technique merits a full-length documentary for there is so much more to discover about African textiles and the diversity in the craftsmanships, which remain inexhaustible sources of inspiration and satisfaction worldwide. Credit. Burrogrande Productions / Producer/Director Cathy Hassan © Burrograndefilms. Music : Reverend Schengen / Saida Kanda
Clothing designer Brenda Winstead collaborates with West African artisans—incorporating traditional hand-woven and hand-dyed fabrics to create contemporary garments. In this video, she describes her first trip to Africa and explains how the Slow Movement philosophy affects her production process. Video by Charlie Weber Editing by Sara Legg [Catalog No. CFV10534; Copyright 2013 Smithsonian Institution]
An interview with a young man about African fabric
In Uganda, cars are getting a uniquely African spin. A team of designers hope their fabulous textile interiors will catch on in the country. CGTN'S Isabel Nakirya went to see what all the fuss is about. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
They're a signature style of traditional African fashion, but the famed Dutch wax textiles are now getting a contemporary remake by designers from the continent and diaspora. Industry leader Vlisco, which has been importing its Dutch-made prints to Africa for more than 150 years, has sponsored collections by young fashion designers which take the coloured prints into the realm of couture.
Ehi draws on her background as a textile artist to discuss a strip of Asanti cotton cloth, as well as African fabrics and textiles in general.
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The initiative to set a new fashion trend by two African business advisors, Dr. Silke Jurkowitsch and Mag. Alexander Sarlay, started in 2007 about African Fashion Textiles (also known as African prints, Wax, Hollandaise, Ankara or Fancy) and crystals (also known as rhinestones or Strass) with an extensive field research in Africa and Europe. With esprit, passion, creativity and knowledge they developed and realized with a guerrilla marketing strategy, their vision of "Crystallizing African Textiles". The first official presentation in Africa was already a big success: 2009 four "Crystallizing African Textiles" were given as a gift to President Obama and his wife Michelle when they visited Ghana. From that moment on, the trend "Crystallizing African Textiles" conquered in less than 2 years ...
Talking about 3 Nigerian textiles you should know about; Adire, Akwete and Aso-oke. Have you heard about any of them? 👽 Adire Eleko: http://bit.ly/2BvswRh Adire Alabare: http://bit.ly/2AsfHrD How Adire Is Made: https://youtu.be/kn_6zinf7cI More Akwete cloth images: http://bit.ly/2jc0Wln ✽👽 COME SAY HI👽 ✽ Facebook: www.facebook.com/ashanwa.aliogo/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/ashanwa.aliogo/ Blog: www.misslaja.com/ ✽👽 LAJA 👽 ✽ Promoting the beauty, diversity & versatility of African prints & textiles. Red, orange, purple, royal blue & black are the colors of my soul. I love tea, trees & quality living.👽 is my fave emoji... clearly👽 👽 Music Only One by Fleslit: http://bit.ly/2A0jfnS Attribution License
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