Weaving: An infinite tradition in Ghana

Weaving: An infinite tradition in Ghana

Simon travelled 1000km north of the capital city of Accra over the weekend to visit our friends and artists in Northern Ghana. These women have been weaving their entire lives, a communal tradition that has been alive for generations. Simon was witness to a traditional thank you dance from the women after he bought a […]

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West African Batiks

African batiks were pioneered by the Yoruba peoples of Nigeria and the Wolof of Senegal. Eventually blending with similar mediums from Asia, batiks have become highly cherished across West Africa. Blending traditional and contemporary techniques, designs can portray everything from marital status to political, religious beliefs and cultural stories. Prints range from abstract geometry to […]

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