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août 2020

Four of the Most Inspiring African Wearable Art Designers

Publié dans Design  |  août 22, 2020
Wearable art involves the creation of statement pieces including jewelry or fashion accessories made from different materials. The pieces usually contribute to the wearer’s outfit, who carefully select them to express his personality and identity. They appeal to people with artistic taste but are widely available for everybody. They are made by artists who view wearable art as a personal artistic quest or an ethic encompassing environmentalism, through the use of recycled materials.

Four of the Most Inspiring African Textile Designers

Publié dans Design  |  août 15, 2020
Within the fashion industry, textile designers have the ability to inspire collections, trends, and styles. They usually marry a creative vision of what a finished textile will look like with a deep understanding of the technical aspects of production and the properties of fiber, yarn, and dyes. Many African designers use their creation to share their history and culture. Their work is mostly influenced by their regions and environment, which give a new perspective on Africa and its diaspora.

African Art Outlook for August

Publié dans Events  |  août 08, 2020
Since the global expansion of the covid-19, many contemporary African art events have been cancelled, postponed, or transitioned to virtual exhibition. While countries are slowly reopening their frontier, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover in your city this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of August featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.