- published: 03 Jul 2016
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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
An interview with a young man about African fabric
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]
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
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
[www.leokesho.nl] The HOW TO BLOUSE movie demonstrates some of our bright and colorfull kitenge shirts in action.
The Ethiopian textile and apparel industry is growing by leaps and bounds. The Ethiopian government is committed to drawing investment, and the private sector is making it happen. More U.S. companies are sourcing apparel from Ethiopia and eastern Africa. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) helps by providing them with a competitive advantage, i.e. duty-free savings. Watch the video to hear on-the-ground interviews with factory managers, workers, and industry specialists, and view some of the extraordinary capacity that Ethiopia has to offer - logistics, technology, and labor.
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.
Molly Keogh is one of the two founders of Osei-Duro, a clothing brand based primarily in Accra, Ghana. The garments made by Osei-Duro reflect the local culture and aesthetics and support the local makers whilst working towards being part of a vibrant, global fashion industry. “Our focus is on is handmade textile techniques translated into relevant, contemporary clothing,” says Keogh, whose background is in costume design in Los Angeles. The original project was an experiment. Keogh’s partner was intrigued by the textiles she found in Ghana while visiting and returned to the country with Keogh to start the brand soon after. The clothes they make reflect their country of origin. “Osei-Euro really feels like a meeting of ideas and a meeting of cultures, techniques and processes,” says Ke...
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.
Holidays are in full swing. Coral beads are a symbol of royalty often adorned on the Nigerian bride and grooms during their traditional marriage. Coral beads originate from Southern and Eastern tribes of Nigeria. Sharing how to use traditional coral beads even when you're not going to a wedding related event. It's more versatile than you think. Thumbs up if you found this video helpful 👽 ✽👽 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 Red Dot by Fleslit: https://bitly.com/
kente weaving in the volta region of ghana.
Charlie Davies of SAHEL Design http://www.saheldesign.com visits Seydou Sawadogo and Jeneba Dao of Tigoung-Nonma in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and films them making black and white 'bogolan' mudcloth. The whole process from beginning to end is documented in this three minute video.
These African Fabrics are great to use in center pieces or in compliments to other furniture in various spaces in your home. African fabrics are also great material to give your old furniture a new look.
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/KitengeTextiles Welcome to KITENGE TEXTILES We are a family business that have been trading since 2013 and we base in UNITED KINGDOM We are specialists in African Fabrics Such as Laces,Wax Prints,Masai shuka Blankets,Kikoy scarf and Kanga Sarong. Our fabrics cames from Tanzania,Kenya,Ivory Cost and Netherland/Holland We specialize in both retail and wholesale purchases.For retail purchases, there is no minimum quantity. For wholesale price,please let us know and we will give you the price and minimum Quantity of order. We hold the largest stocks of African African textiles which simply means that our prices can not be beat ! Customer Service is of the greatest importance to us. We welcome all feedback. Please do not hesitate to phone or email us directl...
The following training film on cotton contamination reduction along the cotton to textile value chain has been produced jointly with Square Textile, an integrated textile and clothing manufacturing company from Bangladesh that has been working closely with ITC on African cotton contamination reduction and linking African ginners closely to its customers.
Abdulaye Konate is one of the world's greatest artist. From Mali, west Africa. He works with textiles, a rich tradition in the region. many of his works are on a huge scale, one the size of a football pitch, where he shows just how much it is possible to do with fabrics.
At a Community Pause to share stories about art from India, the creator and owner of ChezChelle Designs, Rachelle Etienne-Robinson, discusses the influence of Asia designs on African fabric. Community Pause was created by and is hosted by Sushmita Mazumdar at Studio Pause in Arlington, Virginia. Video produced by Michael A. Shea through the facilities of Arlington Independent Media. This Community Pause was on October 29, 2016.
Documentary Movies African Primitive Tribes| Culture and Traditions|Makonde tribe dancing, Tanzania. =================================== ►►►►►THANKS FOR WATCHING And don't forget LIKE, SHARE, COMMENT and SUBSCRIBE our channel : https://goo.gl/CJUDmq ==================================== I believe the rhythm and performance speaks for itself. No explanations, narration or subtitles - only dance & drums. The dancers and musicians are from the Makonde, Makua and Yao tribes of southern Tanzania. Few regions of Africa have been untouched by the outside world, even fewer have populations still living that can remember life with minimal foreign influences, but Mtwara, Tanzania is one such place. The reason for this might be explained by the late development of the region because of the German a...
"The Hidden Meanings of African Clothing" What I wish to present in this video is the importance of "knowing" what you are wearing and in that way you can avoid erroneous cultural appropriation. It may seem insignificant to the Western or modern mind, but it means much more than can be stated in a short video on the topic. Take a moment and do your own research. Be aware of the political, economic, cultural and even spiritual significance of the African garments you chose to wear. Educate yourself about the history and purpose of the garments. Empower yourself with this knowledge. And share this knowledge with others. It is one thing to celebrate African History during Black history month by wearing African garb but I feel that it is most important, that we wear Africa in our hearts...
There are patterns in everything, but the patterns in African Wax Cloth speak of past, present and future. Find out about this beautiful art and fashion form on TOMZ! @TOMZ_SABC1 www.facebook.com/pages/TOMZ Fuelled by SABC Education and produced by I Love That productions, Teenagers on a Mission (TOMz) is a funky, creative and innovative exploration of South African Society today. TOMz was introduced to South African audiences in 2010, and by presenting in an array of South Africa’s vernacular languages, it has achieved its goal of exposing career paths for the youth of today to create a skilled and educated South Africa. For more information on TOMz, please visit our website www.tomz.co.za We are always searching for amazing, innovative, informative and educational content! Catch TOMz ...
The world seems to be fascinated by African culture and design. So why isn't the fashion industry on the continent blowing Paris and New York out of the water? The issue appears to be as complex as the patterns of African prints. To help understand what investors are looking for in the industry CNBC Africa is joined by design giants David Tlale, JJ Schoeman and the Group Marketing Manager of African Fashion International Sizwe Ndimande.
5100 S. Cottage Grove Chicago, IL 60637 Friday, August 29 – Monday, September 1, 2014 Experience a four-day immersion into African culture and heritage in Chicago’s Washington Park that is transformed into an authentic African village during the Labor Day holiday weekend. Over 300 vendors and artisans from Africa and the African Diaspora will present artifacts, textiles, traditional crafts and museum quality art. Enjoy the global arch of African influenced food, music, and dance traditions during an entertainment rich, family-focused celebration." Gathering of Christ Church was smashing this "fest" with truth about africans and afro-americans.
Africa Fashion Week Houston culminated in a grand finale that has set precedence for higher expectations going forward. This year features some of the best Houston designers with wearable pieces. Models of different shapes and sizes were featured as well. Africa Fashion Week Houston culminated in a grand finale that has set precedence for higher expectations going forward. This year features some of the best Houston designers with wearable pieces. Models of different shapes and sizes were featured as well. GRAND FINALE DESIGNERS *Adeara *PR Customs *The Art Institute of Houston *House of Takura *Adot Designs *Kachi Designs *Nma Couture *Rocky Boston *********************************************************************** Africa Fashion Week Houston 2017 was a week long event featuring ...
Adire festival encourages the birth of new ideas to keep the craft of Adire relevant in today's fashion even as it is undoubtedly an ancient African fabric.